Spartak player charged with racially abusing Liverpool's Rhian Brewster

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Spartak Moscow player Leonid Mironov has been charged with racially abusing Liverpool striker Rhian Brewster, UEFA has announced.

European football’s governing body took action following an incident during Wednesday’s UEFA Youth League clash between the sides at Prenton Park.

A statement said: “Disciplinary proceedings have been opened following the UEFA Youth League group stage match between Liverpool FC Youth and FC Spartak Moskva Youth (2-0), played on December 6 in England.

“Charges against FC Spartak Moskva: Racist behaviour – player Leonid Mironov – Article 14 of the Disciplinary Regulations.”

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