FIFA punishes Union Berlin during a duel with Feyenoord for racist behavior | Football

sport">The European Football Association also obliges Union Berlin to display a cloth with the text “#NoToRacism” at the location of the closed stands.

sport">Fans of Union Berlin are said to have chanted anti-Semitic slogans at fans of opponent Maccabi Haifa on September 30. The Berlin police also decided to launch an investigation into a Union supporter who tried to set an Israeli flag on fire.

sport">President Dirk Zingler of the club from the German capital later apologized for the behavior of the fans, which he described as “embarrassing and unacceptable”.

sport">Union Berlin – Feyenoord starts on Thursday at 9 p.m. and will be played in the Olympiastadion. It is a loaded game, especially because of the disturbances of last week in Rotterdam. The night before the game, hooligans attacked a catering facility where the Union Berlin club management was sitting. The police arrested 75 people around the game, including a group of almost sixty Union fans who would have been out in the Lombardijen district for a confrontation with Feyenoord supporters.

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