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UEFA is investigating a Juventus fan who travelled to the Parc des Princes for Tuesday’s Champions League game and allegedly engaged in racist and anti-Semitic behaviour.
Four more people were arrested. Social media footage appears to show some Juventus fans “giving Nazi salutes and monkey gestures,” according to Reuters “During Paris Saint-Germain’s 2-1 win. “Under Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations, the UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector A disciplinary investigation has been appointed into allegations of discriminatory conduct by Juventus supporters,” UEFA said in a statement. As for the arrests, Paris police issued a statement saying, “Four people were arrested last night [Tuesday] in Paris St. German-Juventus football match, police arrested for openly inciting racial hatred in stadium.”
On the pitch, Paris Saint-Germain clinched their Group H opener thanks in large part to the individual talent of Kylian Mbappe.
The 23-year-old star scored two goals in the first half despite Weston McKenney’s second half (Weston McKennie) scored a goal on the other side.
Paris Saint-Germain will take on Maccabi Haifa in the Champions League on September 14, while Juventus will take on The same day against Benfica. Benfica lead Group H after a game thanks to a 2-0 win over Maccabi Haifa.