Liverpool's Away Win Tainted By Racist Taunts

Liverpool's Europa League opponents FK Rabotnicki could face punishment from UEFA after an incident of racist crowd behaviour.

Pictures have emerged from Liverpool's 2-0 over the Macedonian side in Skopje of supporters directing monkey taunts towards the English side's players. Liverpool started the third qualifying round tie at the Philip II Stadium with two black players in their side in double goalscorer David Ngog and 19-year-old winger David Amoo.nUEFA have confirmed they are aware of claims of racist chants A spokesman said: 'We are aware of the matter but we are waiting for the reports from the delegate and the referee.'

Macedonian football has had a problem with racist behaviour in the past. In September 2003, England players Emile Heskey, Sol Campbell and Ashley Cole were all the subject of abuse in an international against Macedonia at the same stadium. An English flag was also burned and European governing body UEFA later fined the Football Federation of Macedonia £10,730.

Meanwhile Daniel Agger lauded the performance of double goalscorer Ngog. "We have got to give David credit for the two goals. He took them very well – it was a very good performance. He was there in the right place at the right time, which is what all good strikers do. He is a good player and has the qualities but he knows that he still has a bit to learn. I know that he works hard every day but if he continues to work hard then he will come on a long way. But he has to keep working hard, as every one of us is doing, if he wants to get there," the Liverpool defender said.

Source: Sportsmail

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