Hungary v England: Visiting players booed at Puskas Arena

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England was playing its first match since their Euro 2020 final loss to Italy

When England players sat down before their 2022 World Cup qualifier against Hungary, they were heckled at Budapest's Puskas arena.

After discriminatory behavior was discovered during Euro 2020, Uefa ordered Hungary's three home games to be played behind closed doors.

Charges for racism and discriminatory behavior

Home fans were permitted to enter the stadium with 67,000 seats against England, as it falls under Fifa's jurisdiction.

Marco Rossi, the head coach of Hungary's football team, had requested that supporters respect England's gesture prior to the match. However, the message was ignored.

Juliette Ferrington, a BBC Radio 5 Live reporter, was present at the stadium and said that there is "a wall of sound here as England players take up a knee."

"Led largely in part by the ultras behind goal, they booed through the moment, despite the fact that there were calls from the manager and players to not overstep the line.

"That's disappointing. So disappointing."

Raheem Sterling was attacked with plastic cups that appeared to have been thrown by supporters at home to celebrate England's first goal in the second period. A flare was also thrown onto the pitch after Harry Maguire gave the visitors a 3-0 lead.

Uefa investigated Hungary after incidents occurred at their Euro 2020 group matches against France, Portugal and Germany in June.

Gareth Southgate, Three Lions boss, was asked by reporters about the possibility of racism and homophobia being displayed at Thursday's match. He said England should "get its house in order" before criticizing others.