Roma Fined For Racist Fans

“On two occasions in the second half Roma supporters sang chants featuring expressions of racial discrimination towards a player of the opposite team,” the Italian league said.

The 18-year-old scored twice in the second half in Sunday’s game at the Giuseppe Meazza to help Serie A leaders Inter come from 2-0 and 3-1 down to earn a 3-3 draw.

Roma coach Luciano Spalletti and midfielder Daniele De Rossi accused Balotelli of diving to win the penalty he converted for his second goal.

Spalletti has been given a one-match touchline ban for using “insulting, provocative expressions” when complaining about how the match was refereed to the fourth official after the final whistle, the league statement said.


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