- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 18, 2018

NYON, Switzerland (AP) - UEFA says it wants a deeper investigation into alleged anti-Semitic chants by Chelsea fans that the club condemned after a Europa League game.

UEFA says a disciplinary inspector will “conduct an investigation in relation to the alleged racist incident” by mid-January.

Some Chelsea fans were heard singing an anti-Semitic chant targeting Tottenham minutes into a 2-2 draw at Hungarian club Vidi on Thursday.

In a statement that evening, Chelsea questioned the “brainpower” of fans who did not understand the chant was “abhorrent.”

UEFA would typical open a formal disciplinary case within 36 hours if incident details are reported by a referee or match delegate.


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