A part of the ss Lazio supporters Wednesday a bitter aftertaste given to their placement for the cup final at the expense of AC Milan. For the duel was on a huge banner paid tribute to the former fascist leader Benito Mussolini. During the party, a part of the Lazio-supporters are arrows on Milan players Franck Kessié and Timoué Bakayoko, who is racist in any way. Lazio soon took away from the racist behavior.
The date was Wednesday 24 april, a day before Liberation day in Italy. In 1945 on april 25, dictactor Benito Mussolini is deposed and knotted. It was no coincidence that the Roman hard core – known for its facistische sympathies – just Wednesday, a large banner ontrolde in the streets of Milan with “glory to Benito Mussolini”. Several fans brought nazigroeten and the police had 22 people arrested, nineteen-year-Lazio-supporters and three fans of the friendly Inter.
Also during the duel went the misconduct to continue. Timoué Bakayoko, by Chelsea on loan to Milan, was the target of chants such as “this banana is for Bakayoko”.
The Frenchman with Ivorian roots, according to a part of the Lazio fans a week earlier, all the tempers heated up during the 1-0 victory of Milan in the league against Lazio. Bakayoko showed after the profits, after all, proud of the shirt of Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi, to which he of the sweater had changed.
Lazio responded quickly after the match on the events. “We take strongly away from this behavior and these actions”, said the Romans. “This is not in line with the values that our club has 119 years of establishment.” The club sneered also known to certain media, “that is all too often the whole of the Lazio-supporters are as guilty portray”. “These are just isolated cases”, decided to Rome.
The racist scandals are piling up this season in the Italian football. Three weeks ago, Juventus players Blaise Matuidi and Moise Kean racist treated on a visit to Cagliari. In december got Inter a sentence of two matches behind closed doors after fans Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly apengeluiden to the head were thrown.