Kiev: Shakhtar football club said it condemns any manifestations of racism, however, Dynamo is waiting for an investigation into the incident and is in no hurry to blame fans of intolerance for Shakhtar players.
Source: statements by FC Shakhtar and Dynamo
Shakhtar: "There can be no excuse for those who offend, based on color, religious and political beliefs. Such behavior is unacceptable in civilized countries and football championships".
“Dynamo”: “Sharing the concerns of our Donetsk colleagues regarding the observance of human moral standards in sports arenas, we consider the statement about the predetermined guilt of the fans hasty, while the investigation of the circumstances of this case has not even begun. We look forward to the beginning of the investigation, we are ready to comprehensively help in it and, in case of guilt, we will take all possible measures to further isolate these individuals not only from football, but also from society".
Details: Kievans emphasized that the problem of intolerance is relevant for many fan sectors.
According to their statement, the Football Association, in addition to monetary fines, did not initiate any measures to combat football hooliganism.
The Pitmen called on football authorities to stop racism in stadiums.
What happened earlier: During a match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Dynamo Kyiv in Kharkov, the game was stopped on Sunday due to racist shouts from Kiev fans against Tyson and Dentinho Shakhtar players.