CSKA Moscow: UEFA punishes Russian club over racism

    A section of CSKA Moscow's Arena Khimki will be shut for its next European Champions League match.

    Story highlights

    • UEFA punish CSKA Moscow for racism offenses
    • The Russian club will play its next Champions League game with part of the stadium closed
    • Racist abuse occurred during CSKA's match against Manchester City on October 23
    CSKA Moscow will play its next home European Champions League match with part of its stadium closed as punishment for racism offenses.
    Manchester City complained its players had been subjected to "monkey chants" during a match against CSKA at the Arena Khimki on October 23.
    European football's governing body UEFA announced the sanction on Wednesday, warning CSKA that further incidents of racism would results in graver punishments.
    "The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body has handed down sanctions to CSKA Moscow following incidents during their UEFA Champions League home game against Manchester City," read a UEFA statement.