Monaco coach Niko Kovac stated he was “disgusted” by the racist remarks his midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni obtained in Tuesday’s Champions League third qualifying spherical first leg 2-0 win at Sparta Prague.
The France under-21s Tchouameni claimed the opener within the first half earlier than Kevin Volland’s second after the break gave them the win forward of subsequent Tuesday’s return leg.
“We’re all very unhappy and disgusted that it continues within the twenty first century,” Monaco coach Niko Kovac stated.
“A soccer discipline is a part of the world. There could be these sort of attitudes which must be stopped. I hope it does not occur once more.
“We received the sport and we additionally received towards racism,” he added.
Tchouameni and his teammates ran over to Kovac and UEFA officers, together with referee Michael Oliver, to complain about monkey chants from the group within the Czech capital after he scored within the thirty seventh minute.
In response to French broadcaster Canal+, Englishman Oliver adopted UEFA’s protocol for such an incident, as the sport was held up for 3 minutes.
A message performed out on the general public deal with system and posted on the Letna Stadium display screen warning that any additional racist abuse would result in the sport being halted.
Later, former winners PSV Eindhoven beat Denmark’s Midtjylland 3-0 whereas Scottish champions Rangers misplaced 2-1 at Malmo.
On Wednesday, two-time former winners Benfica head to Spartak Moscow within the choose of the three ties.