Sky Sport Italia journalist says that the match stopped because Erdogan ordered the players to not resume the match.
It is reported that a player ofBasaksehir
players and said that Erdogan ordered us not to return to the pitch. One of the officials is accused of showing racism toward the Turkish side players. Borth PSG and Basaksehir players left the match.
is said to have called Istanbul Basaksehir assistant
‘this black guy’. PSG-Istanbul will be played at 17.55 UK time today with new match officials.
Striker Demba Ba was shown on TV saying:
“You never this say 'this white guy', you say 'this guy', so why when you mention... listen to me... so why when you mention a black guy, you have to say 'this black guy?”
According to the BBC, the footage showed PSG defender Presnel Kimpembe adding:
“Is he serious? We are heading in. We’re heading in. That’s it, we’re heading in.”