Juventus have been handed a suspended one-match ban for the Curva Sud section of their stadium after insulting chants were heard in the weekend’s 4-0 win over Palermo.

Juventus went nine points clear at the top of Serie A with just five games left, but the win was tarnished by the behaviour of “roughly 3,000, which is 70 percent of the fans present in the Curva Sud” who were heard making antisemitic chants directed at people from Florence “during the 34th and 36th minutes of the first half.”

As a result, Serie A officials released a statement which handed down the suspended ban and the Bianconeri will be forced to play their next home game with a quarter of the stadium empty, although the sentence will only be enforced if there is a repeat of the misbehaviour of their fans in the next year.

Source: ESPNFC