Blaise Matuidi: No action to be taken after Cagliari v Juventus

Blaise Matuidi
Blaise Matuidi signed for Juventus from Paris St-Germain last summer

Serie A has announced no action will be taken against Cagliari after Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi said he was the victim of racist abuse during his side's 1-0 win on Saturday.

The France international revealed in a post on his Facebook pageexternal-link that he "experienced racism during the match".

"Weak people try to intimidate with hate," he said.

Serie A says it cannot take any actionexternal-link because the referee and match observers did not hear the racial abuse.

Federico Bernardeschi scored the only goal of the game 16 minutes from time as Juventus recorded a sixth win in seven games to head into the two-week winter break one point behind leaders Napoli.

The game came just two days after Verona received a suspended partial stadium ban and fineexternal-link for a section of their fans racially abusing the 30-year-old.

The incident at Verona took place on 30 December, when Matuidi scored the opening goal in a 3-1 win.

The Serie A club were punished for "the expression of racial discrimination, lasting about 10 seconds" towards Matuidi by a section of the home supporters in the fifth minute.