Soccer-Lazio’s Curva Nord shut after racist chants against Juve (Reuters)

ROME, Aug 19 (Reuters) – An Italian sporting court ordered Lazio on Monday to shut the notorious Curva Nord section of the ground for one game following racist chants aimed at Juventus players during the Super Cup at the weekend. The Curva Nord is the area behind the north goal in Rome’s Olympic Stadium. Lazio lost 4-0 to Juve on Sunday in a rout sparked by a goal from Paul Pogba, a French midfielder. Spectators had been warned about racist chanting over the stadium loudspeaker during the game. …

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