England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria halted due to alleged racist abuse

England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria halted twice after Gareth Southgate reviews racist chanting from residence followers

  • Alleged racist abuse led to England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria being halted
  • Referee carried out step one of UEFA’s three-step protocol to cease abuse 
  • England boss Gareth Southgate then reported a second incident on 40 minutes
  • England took a 4-Zero lead into half-time with Ross Barkley scoring twice 

England’s Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria was quickly halted twice after the visiting gamers reported racist chanting from the house crowd to the referee.

After the primary incident on 30 minutes, the official, Ivan Bebek, then carried out step one of UEFA’s three-step protocol for racist chanting throughout video games.

This concerned a press release being learn out over the PA system, requesting supporters cease their behaviour. 

House followers allegedly began making racist chants throughout England’s match in opposition to Bulgaria

England captain Harry Kane spoke to referee Ivan Bobek as game was stopped the first time

England captain Harry Kane spoke to referee Ivan Bobek as recreation was stopped the primary time

After 41 minutes, England boss Gareth Southgate reported an additional occasion of abuse on the touchline. 

The sport was stopped once more however the gamers didn’t go away the pitch as an additional announcement was made.

A complete of six minutes of injury-time have been added on the finish of the primary half as a result of two stoppages.