UEFA charges Moldova over fans' racist flags at Russia game
NYON, Switzerland -- UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Moldova soccer association over crowd issues, including racism, during a European Championship qualifier against Russia.
The Moldovans have been charged over general crowd disturbances, fireworks being set off and racist flags being displayed during Friday's match in Chisinau.
The UEFA disciplinary panel will hear the case next Thursday.
Russia won the game 2-1.