18 January 2022,   20:51
Champions League: PSG vs Basaksehir suspended after alleged racist slur by match official

Paris Saint Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players walked off the pitch in protest during their final Champions League group stage match over an alleged racist slur made by a match official.

The Turkish club’s players protested after their Cameroonian assistant coach Pierre Webo was shown a red card in the 16th minute of Tuesday night’s match in the French capital.

Video footage emerged which appeared to show Webo accusing a match official of using racist language.

Footballers from both teams left the pitch in the 23rd minute of the Group H clash and the game was suspended.

A UEFA statement read: “Following an alleged incident involving the fourth official, the match was temporarily suspended”.