UEFA fines Lazio $50K for fans' racist abuse of Tottenham players
UEFA confirmed it was fining Lazio £32,500 (approximately $52,450) after fans shouted "monkey chants" at Tottenham players during a game on Sept. 20, reports Sky Sports. The chants were directed at striker Jermain Defoe, right winger Aaron Lennon and midfielder Andros Townsend.
The fine has been issued by UEFA's Control and Disciplinary Body, although the Serie A club have up to three days to challenge the findings of the panel.
UEFA president Michel Platini was in attendance at the game, which ended 0-0 after three Tottenham goals were ruled out.