‘Very fashionable to claim racism’ – Benfica boss Jorge Jesus on PSG controversy

Rangers v Benfica – UEFA Europa League – Group D – Ibrox Stadium
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Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has claimed that complaining about racism is “very fashionable” when asked about Paris St Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players walking off the pitch during their Champions League tie.

The Group H match in Paris on Tuesday night was halted in the 13th minute after it was alleged the fourth official, Romanian Sebastian Coltescu, had made racist remarks about Basaksehir’s assistant coach Pierre Webo.

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