PSG v Istanbul Basaksehir Abandoned After Racist Incident

Jesse Williams

By Jesse Williams

Jesse Williams

9 Dec 2020

The Uefa Champions League between PSG and Istanbul came to a premature end when a match official was accused of using a racist term towards one of the Turkish side’s backroom staff.

Fourth official Sebastian Coltescu was heard  saying “The black one over there. Go and check who he is. The black one over there, it’s not possible to act like that” when referring to Istanbul assistant coach Pierre Webo. ivermectin kosten Some have speculated that it was a matter of poor translation as “negru”, is the Romanian term for black.

Istanbul striker Demba Ba, offered a different perspective asking the official: “You never say ‘this white guy’, you say: ‘These guys’. So, listen to me, why when you mention a black guy do you have to say ‘this black guy’?”

Uefa said: “A thorough investigation on the incident that took place will be opened immediately.”

Basaksehir refused to restart if the fourth official continued to participate in game as VAR official.

The match was ultimately abandoned and will be replayed with a different officiating team from the 14th minute on Wednesday 8th December 2020. ivermectina comprar online salvador