At the England vs Hungary match, police confirm an arrest for a ‘racially aggravated public order violation.’

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England clashed with Hungary in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.

The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that an individual was arrested for a ‘racially aggravated public order offence’ during England’s World Cup qualifying clash with Hungary at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday evening. The alleged offence was committed towards a steward.

Supporters were shown clashing during ITV’s live broadcast of the fixture, in which the Three Lions stumbled in their attempts to qualify for next year’s World Cup.

The Football Association have opened an investigation into an incident in the away end at Wembley where Hungary fans were located. They have also reported it to FIFA.

‘Minor disorder’ continued to break out among other supporters while the arrest was made, according to the Met.

A Metropolitan Police statement read: “Shortly after the start of tonight’s match at Wembley, officers entered the stand to arrest a spectator for a racially aggravated public order offence following comments made towards a steward.

“As the officers made the arrest, minor disorder broke out involving other spectators.

“Order was quickly restored and there have been no further incidents at this stage.”

The FA said: “We are aware of an incident in the away section during tonight’s FIFA World Cup qualifier at Wembley Stadium.

“We will be investigating and will report the incident to FIFA.”

It comes after several incidents marred England’s 4-0 victory in Hungary last month.

Three Lions stars Jude Bellingham and Raheem Sterling were reportedly subjected to racist abuse from Hungary supporters in Budapest.

The FA are believed to have also reported those incidents to FIFA.

Hungary were ordered to play two matches behind closed doors for “discriminatory behaviour” by fans at Euro 2020.

However, spectators were allowed to attend the match against England last month because it was not under the jurisdiction of UEFA.

Gareth Southgate’s side remain top of Group I despite Tuesday’s result. They are on 20 points, three ahead of second-placed Poland.

John Stones’ equaliser was not enough to prompt a comeback after Roland Sallai opened the scoring from the penalty spot.

Hungary were ordered to play two matches behind closed doors for “discriminatory behaviour” by fans at Euro 2020.

However, spectators were allowed to attend the match against England last month because it was not under the jurisdiction of UEFA.

Gareth Southgate’s side remain top of. “Brinkwire Summary News”.

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