The English club released an official statement regarding the incident in the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Europa League against Kiev “Dynamo”.
Chelsea have filed a complaint to UEFA about the manifestation of racism during a recent match against “Dinamo” (5:0). Abuse from the home crowd were subjected midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi, who became the author of the fourth goal.
According to “Sky Sports”, in the second half, Hudson-Odoi told the captain “Chelsea” César Azpilicueta about racism but the Frenchman after the match sent this information to the chief referee. Also Azpilicueta has indicated the sector with which he heard the racist statements Hudson-Odoi.
“We can confirm information about racist shouts from the stands, aimed at one of our players in the last minutes of the match in Kiev. We sincerely condemn such disgusting behavior. We expect that UEFA will conduct a comprehensive investigation”, – quotes the British press, the press Secretary of “Chelsea”.
Previously UEFA had punished Dynamo for racism during a home European matches. In 2015 match of the group stage of the Champions League against Chelsea a few black fans were subjected to physical violence by ultras Dynamo from “Rodychi”.