Espanyol reported for racist Neymar chants


MADRID: The Spanish football league (LFP) announced on Thursday (Friday in Manila) it had reported Espanyol to the country’s anti-violence commission for racist chanting aimed at Barcelona star Neymar during the sides’ 0-0 draw on Saturday. According to the LFP’s report, monkey chants were aimed at Neymar after he had been flagged offside in the 14th minute. The anti-violence commission will decide if any action is to be taken against Espanyol with possible sanctions ranging from a fine to part or full closure of their Cornella-El Prat stadium.


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