Romania forced to play next Nations League game behind-closed-doors after fans held up banner linking refugees to terrorism at Serbia game
- Romania host Lithuania in November and fans will be banned from attending
- The Romanian FA have been fined £44,500 for racist behaviour in the stands
- Fans held up banners linking refugees to terrorism during the draw with Serbia
- They were also involved in chants aimed at Kosovo and neighbours Hungary
Romania will have to play their Nations League game with Lithuania behind-closed-doors.
UEFA have banned fans from their next competitive home fixture and fined their football association after racists chants and banners during their 0-0 draw with Serbia.
The Romanian FA were handed a fine of £44,500 for the racist behaviour of its supporters, which included incidents targeting neighbours Hungary.
Romanian fans light flares and wave flags during the Nations League game with Serbia
There were racist chants from the fans as well as this banner linking refugees to terrorism
As well those chants, the fans held up a bannerthat said: ‘one refugee equals one terror attack.’
A video was also posted on social media showed fans chanting a slogan supporting Serbia’s territorial claim to Kosovo.
On top of the racist incidents, they were fined £23,400 for the fireworks and flares let off and a pitch invasion by their supporters.
Romania hosts Lithuania on November 17 and will look for a vital Nations League win without the backing of their vocal home crowd.
The Romanian FA has been fined £44,500 for the racist incidents there fans were involved in
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