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Uefa to launch investigation into racist chanting at Montenegro v England

• Uefa representative at game to send in report on Tuesday
• England lodged complaint after 5-1 win in Podgorica

Uefa will receive reports on Tuesday from their representatives at Montenegro’s Euro 2020 qualifying fixture with England, as well as testimonies from independent observers at the game, before launching an investigation into the racist chants to which the visiting players were subjected.

A formal complaint was lodged by England with the delegate present at the tie on Monday evening after Danny Rose endured monkey chants following his booking for a foul on Aleksandar Boljevic in stoppage time of the 5-1 victory. Callum Hudson-Odoi later confirmed that he and Rose had heard supporters “saying monkey stuff”, including during the first half, with Raheem Sterling making a point of cupping his ears towards the most vociferous section of the home support after scoring the visitors’ fifth.

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