Bulgaria v England: Euro 2020 qualifier temporarily halted due to racist behaviour from fans

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Englands Euro 2020 qualifier with Bulgaria in Sofia was halted twice of supporters warned about behaviour in the first half.
The very first pause came in the 28th minute with England leading 2-0.
Prior to saying the game could be left if it lasted, A stadium announcement condemned the abuse.
Prior to restarting after discussions between the participant and England director Gareth Southgate On the other hand, the game was stopped again.
After Bulgaria were sanctioned during qualifiers against also the Republic and Kosovo the Levski Stadium was subject to some closure for this game.
The build-up into the match had been dominated by concerns of incident of racism, with England striker Tammy Abraham saying when they had been targeted on racist abuse the players would be ready to walk off the pitch.
Southgate held a meeting over the weekend to underline the Uefa three-step protocol in handling racist incidents with his players – but that the topic has sparked an angry response from the football authorities.
Bulgaria trainer Krasimir Balakov had detained of owning a racism problem that was larger than his country England.
Uefa includes a protocol set up for dealing with incidents in games.
Into the arena announcer, the referee will speak for the very first step and demand the stopping of stereotypical behaviour.
The referee could draw the players from the field into the dressing rooms for a period of time if it continues and the arena announcer will create another speech.
The match will be abandoned, if it still continues.
BBC Radio 5 Live football reporter Ian Dennis:It seemed like the next step was about to be taken and players were removed. The next step would be temporarily and then permanently.
I think I heard a few monkey chants coming out of the department to the correct when Raheem Sterling was fouled.
Bulgaria captain Ivelin Popov has come across to the left of the tunnel to talk to a Bulgaria supporters.
BBC Sports chief football writer Phil McNulty:England defender Tyrone Mings appeared to peek over his shoulder and then appear towards the audience after making a pass and within moments that the game has been stopped.
The Bulgaria buffs have not obtained the danger of karma nicely but the warning was apparent. This was exactly what the fear was at the build-up and sadly its come to pass.
England are in control of this match but sadly off-the-field events will overshadow the game now.

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