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Both sets of players and match officials took a knee around the centre circle during the Champions League anthem

Paris St-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players took a knee around the centre circle in an anti-racism message before the restart of their Champions League tie on Wednesday.

Both sets of players walked off the pitch with the game delayed by a day.

The game restarted with a Basaksehir free-kick in the 14th minute.

Webo – who had been sent off – was allowed to take his place on the away bench, with his red card suspended while Uefa investigates the whole incident.

A new set of officials were in charge for Wednesday’s game, with Dutchman Danny Makkelie appointed referee.

Both sets of players and the officials – who also took a knee during the Champions League anthem – wore ‘no to racism’ T-shirts in the warm-up, with anti-racism banners in the stands.

PSG need a win to finish top of their group, otherwise RB Leipzig will do so after Tuesday’s 3-2 win over eliminated Manchester United.

Line-ups

PSG

  • 1Navas
  • 24Florenzi
  • 5Marquinhos
  • 15Danilo
  • 3Kimpembe
  • 25Bakker
  • 8Paredes
  • 12RafinhaSubstituted forDi Maríaat 45′minutes
  • 6Verratti
  • 10Neymar
  • 7Mbappé

Substitutes

  • 4Kehrer
  • 11Di María
  • 16Rico
  • 18Kean
  • 20Kurzawa
  • 21Herrera
  • 22Diallo
  • 27Gueye
  • 30Letellier
  • 31Dagba
  • 32Pembele
  • 37Fadiga

Istanbul Basaksehir

  • 34GünokBooked at 42mins
  • 4Pereira da SilvaBooked at 12mins
  • 26dos Santos Rodrigues
  • 5Topal
  • 3Kaldirim
  • 10Özcan
  • 21TekdemirBooked at 10mins
  • 17Kahveci
  • 22Gulbrandsen
  • 27Crivelli
  • 23Türüç

Substitutes

  • 1Babacan
  • 11Chadli
  • 13Kivanç
  • 19Ba
  • 20de Paula
  • 63Bolingoli-Mbombo
  • 77Kaplan
  • 89Karakus

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