Allegations of racial abuse as Fred hit by objects in Manchester Derby




 

Manchester City fans were caught on camera physically and racially abusing Manchester United players during the Manchester Derby on Saturday, according to reports.

United was leading 2-0 in the match when Fred was temporarily unable to take a corner kick due to lighters, bottles, and other items being thrown at him.

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The NBC Sports Soccer broadcast team was able to confirm that a man on the film below was yelling racial epithets at United midfielders Jesse Lingard and Fred.

Here's what Man City said in a club statement:

Here's Marcus Rashford, via the BBC:

"I wasn't aware of it during the game but it can happen and we've seen it happen lately. The fact it is still happening is not good enough."

More to come…


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