Manchester City’s Champions League opponents CSKA Moscow have been charged by UEFA for the third time in a year for racist behaviour from their fans.
UEFA have charged CSKA Moscow with racist behaviour by it’s fans for the third time in less than a year.
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The Russian club has been charged for racist behaviour and crowd disorder during a Champions League game which led to the halting of the side’s 5-1 loss to Roma.
Fans reportedly clashed with riot police at the Italian capital stadium, with the match having to be stopped for two minutes during the second half.
With upcoming games against domestic champions Bayern Munich and Manchester City, CSKA have already been ordered to play the German side behind closed doors, and could still face further punishments.
Manchester City’s Yaya Toure alerted the referee to the Russian fans’ monkey chants during the two side’s Champions League meeting last year, and if it continues to happen there will certainly be a need for more serious action.