Both Everton and Brentford released statements on Twitter condemning the incident.
“There is no place in football
— or society
— for racism
,” Everton 썼다
“We are assisting Merseyside Police to ensure the individual is identified and dealt with appropriately.”
‘Absolutely no place for hate’
그 동안에, Brentford said it was aware of the incident and had made reports to both Everton and the police.
“Brentford FC condemns all forms of discrimination and racist abuse in the strongest possible terms
,” 그것 썼다
“We will offer our support to Rico’s and Ivan’s families and will fully co-operate with the investigation and any subsequent legal proceedings.”
Merseyside Police said it was investigating the reports and would work with Everton to find those “responsible and bring them to justice.”
“No matter what football team you support
, there is absolutely no place for hate anywhere in Merseyside under any circumstances
,” Detective Inspector Catherine Cox said in a 성명서
Brentford won the match 3-2 in a dramatic encounter, with Henry’ second-half header sealing the win as Everton finished the game with nine men.