Spartak Moscow Captain Charged with Racially Abusing Liverpool Striker

U23 captain Leonid Mironov has been charged by UEFA for incidents involving Liverpool’s Rhian Brewster. In their meeting in Moscow, Liverpool’s U23 match against Spartak’s youth side saw the home fans racially abusing Liverpool attacker Bobby Adekanye. The reaction by UEFA was a pitiful slap on the wrist—less than that, even—as Spartak’s U23 side had to leave 500 seats unfilled at their next match.
It perhaps wasn’t surprising, then, that when Spartak came to England for the reverse fixture on Wednesday, there were again charges of racial abuse. This time, though, they were against a Spartak youth player, the club’s U23 captain Leonid Mironov, and he has today been officially charged by UEFA.
Hopefully this time around, with it being a club player rather than nameless supporters, UEFA...

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