Torpedo Moscow fans banned for displaying Nazi symbol

Torpedo Moscow fans
Torpedo Moscow's fans were found guilty in November of aiming chants at Rostov's black players

Russian Premier League side Torpedo Moscow will play two home games in an empty stadium in what is their fourth racism-related punishment this season.

The Russian Football Union said Torpedo fans displayed a Nazi symbol during Sunday's 3-1 win at Arsenal Tula.

The punishment will take place in May, as Torpedo's next two home games are already to be behind closed doors.

That decision followed an incident in which fans abused Zenit St. Petersburg striker Hulk with monkey chants.

Only children and female Torpedo supporters will be allowed to attend the club's next three away games, with men banned following violence in Sunday's game at Arsenal Tula.

Torpedo fans were also found guilty of aiming chants at Rostov's black players in November and of racially abusing Dynamo Moscow's Christopher Samba in September, resulting in part of their ground being closed for subsequent matches.

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