Lazio supporters at the club's sights
October 09, 2019 at 00:01
At stake are acts of racism committed during the match with Rennes, counting for the Europa League.
Lazio announced on Tuesday that it will identify, sanction and eventually prosecute supporters of acts of racism during the Europa League match against Rennes on 3 October.
"To confirm that it will uphold its reputation and tradition, the club announces that it has immediately activated initiatives to identify those responsible and rigorously enforce the code of ethics in order to remove them from the stadium," the Roman club said. in statement.
Lazio adds that it expects to join "any legal proceedings against those who, following a police investigation, are held responsible."
On Monday, the UEFA disciplinary body said it would comment on 17 October regarding "racist behavior" during the Europa League group F Lazio-Rennes (2-1) match. was disturbed by racist chants and fascist greetings.
Last season, identical incidents, and similarly against the same French club, cost Lazio a game with part of a closed bench.
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