Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players refused to return to the pitch again after the fourth Romanian referee Sebastian Koltisco was accused of racism towards the Turkish team coach after the match stopped in the 14th minute of the first half after the fourth referee uttered racist words during the course of the match, which prompted the players To leave the field to protest the incident.
Through its Twitter account, the Turkish club announced its withdrawal from the meeting and not completing it to relate to the group decision’s position, where Paris meets Basaksehir in the final round of the group stage at the Princes Park in the French capital. The French team is equal with Manchester United and Leipzig with 9 points, and the trio competes for Qualify for the round of 16.
At the same time, the Leipzig team ended the first half ahead of Manchester United with two unanswered goals.
A lively discussion took place on the touchline about 15 minutes after the match when tensions spread to the touchline, and Istanbul’s Basaksehir players left the stadium after about 22 minutes. Accompanied by the visiting team.
The crisis is that Pierre Weibo, assistant coach of Basaksehir, received a red card after 14 minutes. Before his exit, he exchanged some words with the fourth referee, Sebastian Koltisco from Romania, accused by the coach of racist terms, especially his brown color.
Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba led his team-mates to the touchline after several minutes of debate.
At the same time, European Union officials suggested that the match resume, with the fourth referee switching to the mouse’s room and using one of the mouse’s referees instead