FIFA has punished the Hungarian Football Association on Tuesday with a match without an audience and a fine.

The sanction is the result of racist behavior by some of the fans during the World Cup qualifier against England on September 2.

FIFA's exact verdict is two home games without an audience, one of which is on probation with a two-year probation period.

A fine of 185,000 euros was also imposed.

In the Puskás Arena, England players were booed as they knelt just before kick-off to draw attention to the fight against racism.

Monkey noises were heard as black players Raheem Sterling and Jude Bellingham were on the ball during the match.

A day after the game, FIFA announced an investigation into the misbehavior of the supporters, who also set off fireworks and threw objects on the field.

In July, UEFA Hungary already imposed a three-game penalty without an audience for racist and homophobic behavior by the supporters.

Because the match against England was played under the FIFA flag, there were spectators in the stadium at that game.

Hungary-England ended in 0-4.

Sterling, Harry Kane, Harry Maguire and Declan Rice scored the goals after halftime.

Raheem Sterling is pelted with cups by Hungarian fans.

Raheem Sterling is pelted with cups by Hungarian fans.

Photo: AFP

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