Also Inter-coach Spalletti says noodklok about racism in Italian football

Following In the footsteps of the Napoli-coach Carlo Such has also The colleague Spalletti let you know all the way done with racism in Italian football. Wednesday was during Inter-Napoli is a new low reached.

Supporters of Inter were under more apengeluiden in the direction of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. Such asked the referee several times in order to abandon a game, but he got no answer. “The next time we step just out of the field,” he said.

Inter-coach Spalletti falls to him now. “This is the umpteenth incident. We regret what happened with Koulibaly and support him,” said the 59-year-old Italian at a press conference.

Spalletti feels that the time for action against racism and discrimination in Italian football. “We feel it our duty, in the long term to show what we think and not by now is only one measure to take. That changes nothing.”

A day after the much talked-of duel in Milan was Inter by the Italian football federation FIGC punished with two home games without audience. The stands remain so empty at Benevento (13 January) and Sassuolo (19 January).


Riots after match between Internazionale and Napoli

‘The measure is full”

Spalletti is with the situation in his stomach. “I condemn it. The measure is full as regards racist and discriminatory spreekkoren, schadenfreude, and the ninety-minute long jeering of a coach or a player. There should be no hate more in football, that is the most important,” he said.

Racism has been a big problem in Italian football. So ran in 2013, the whole team of AC Milan of the field when Kevin-Prince Now, was the victim of discrimination during a practice duel in Busto Arsizio.

Last year was much controversy around the former Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari. He ran in a match against Cagliari of the field, after the referee had complained about racist statements of the hometown audience.

Muntari was awarded his second yellow card and was even for one duel suspended. The suspension of the Ghanaian was eventually reversed by the Italian football federation.

Also riots at Inter-Napoli

The top match between Inter and Napoli was Wednesday also marred by riots. Prior to the game, and 35-year-old fan of the home team to life when he was run over by a van in which Napoli supporters were.

Inter-Napoli ended in 1-0 by a late goal from Lautaro Martínez. The team of Such saw is a leader Juventus, a point picked up in Atalanta Bergamo (2-2), bleeding. The gap between the number one and two of Italy is now nine points.

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