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Punishment? Lazio fined €40,000 for fans' racist chants

The Serie A club’s sanction stems from their September Europa League meeting with Tottenham Hotspur.

ITALIAN SIDE LAZIO have today been €40,000 by UEFA after racist abuse from their fans during a Europa League clash against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.

‘Monkey chants’ could be heard from the section of away supporters on the night.

The abuse was were aimed at three of Spurs’ black players – Jermain Defoe, Aaron Lennon and Andros Townsend – during the 0-0 draw on September 20.

Lazio have three days to appeal.

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