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Valencia's punishment amended for racist abuse towards Vinicius Junior with a reduced stadium closure time and fine

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Valencia has had its punishment amended following the racist abuse aimed at Real Madrid forward Vinicius Junior by fans during their recent clash.

The Spanish Football Federation appeals committee has decided to «partially uphold» Valencia's appeal, resulting in a reduction of the club's penalties.

Ad Initially, Valencia faced a five-match partial closure of the Mestalla Stadium and a €45,000 fine. However, the closure has now been reduced to three matches, and the fine has been cut to €27,000.

La LigaTebas apologises to Vinicius Jr, claims La Liga could 'end racism in stadiums within months'25/05/2023 AT 09:49 The punishment was a result of racist abuse, including monkey chants from the fans directed toward Vinicius, who threatened to leave the pitch.

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