UEFA have confirmed they have opened disciplinary proceedings against Lazio for the alleged racist behaviour of some of their fans during Thursday night's Europa League clash against Tottenham.

Aaron Lennon, Jermain Defoe and Andros Townsend all appeared to be the subject of monkey chants from the away end during Spurs' 0-0 stalemate against the Italian side at White Hart Lane.

After receiving reports from referee Ovidiu Alin Hategan and match delegate Adonis Procopiou, European football's governing body charged the Rome-based club with improper conduct.

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