UEFA suspends match official Sebastian Coltescu after racism allegation during PSG vs Basaksehir game
Coltescu was also ordered to attend an educational programme along with assistant referee Octavian Sovre. The latter avoided a ban but did receive a reprimand for inappropriate behaviour.
UEFA begins investigation against match officials accused of racial comments during PSG-Istanbul Basaksehir Champions League tie
The match was stopped, and then finished a day later, after a touchline argument erupted over accusations the Romanian fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu, had described Basaksehir's Cameroonian assistant coach Pierre Webo as "black", or "negru" in Romanian.
In Romania, home of the PSG-Istanbul Basaksehir fourth official, football racism no black and white issue
In the 14th minute of Tuesday's game, a touchline argument broke out over accusations that Coltescu had described Basaksehir's Cameroonian assistant coach Pierre Webo as "negru", the Romanian for "black".
Champions League: Manchester United crash out after losing to RB Leipzig; Ronaldo brace sees Juventus ease past Barcelona
Leipzig must wait until Wednesday to find out whether they finish first or second in the section, after the contest between last season's runners-up PSG and Turkish champions Basaksehir was interrupted with the score 0-0 in the 14th minute.
Champions League newcomers struggle to break into the elite amid plans to restart tournament restructuring talks
UEFA is preparing to restart talks on how to reform its club competitions from 2024 amid revived talk of a breakaway super league.
Champions League: United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer calls on side to bounce back from Istanbul Basaksehir defeat
United got off to a brilliant start in Group H with wins over two of last season's Champions League semi-finalists, Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer vows he won't 'fall like house of cards' as pressure mounts at Manchester United
Under pressure after a spate of bad results, Solskjaer said: "If I don't trust my beliefs and values and my staff's quality and the players' quality, who else should?"
United's expensively-assembled defence were exposed by Istanbul Basaksehir handing the English club its first defeat in this season's competition and leaving manager Solskjaer in deep trouble.
Champions League: 'We weren’t good enough,' Manchester United's Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lambasts team after Basaksehir defeat
Manchester United conceded an embarrassing early goal before slumping to a 2-1 loss at Champions League newcomer Istanbul Basaksehir on Wednesday, throwing their group wide open.
Wolves were one of three clubs sanctioned by UEFA for breaching financial fair play regulations and were fined up to $706,000
Premier League: Burnley's first European match in 51 years pits them against Scottish Premiership runners-up Aberdeen
Burnley face a difficult task ahead of them as they take on Scottish club Aberdeen for a shot at qualifying for the UEFA Europa League group stage.
A Jose Callejon goal helped Napoli ease into the Champions League group stage on Tuesday, while Sevilla also went through and Celtic suffered a scare in Kazakhstan before winning their play-off tie.
Liverpool won the first leg in Germany with Trent Alexander-Arnold scoring a free kick. Elsewhere in Europe Celtic, Napoli, Sevilla and Olympiacos also racked up wins to gain an advantage in Champions League playoff matches.
Champions League play-offs: Mario Balotelli scores in Nice's draw with Ajax, Celtic held at home by Rosenborg
Celtic's hopes were left hanging in the balance after a tepid display against the Norwegian champions, who should have taken away more into the return leg as Yann-Erik de Lanlay squandered a gilt-edged chance on the hour.