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Nadiem Amiri accepts apology from Union player

By Rune Gjerulff

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Nadiem Amiri has received an apology from an Union Berlin player following Friday's game between the two sides.

Nadiem Amiri.
Nadiem Amiri.Photo: Marco Verch, CC BY-SA 2.0

Nadiem Amiri has accepted an apology from an Union Berlin player, who allegedly racially abused him after Friday's Bundesliga game between the two clubs.

"He came to me in the dressing room after the game. In all the emotion on the pitch he said things he's very sorry about," said Amiri in a statement.

"I believed he was sincere and therefore the matter is over for me," added the midfielder.

Union Berlin
(3-1-4-2)
1Andreas Luthe
5Marvin Friedrich
31Robin Knoche
19Florian Hübner
21Grischa Prömel
28Christopher Trimmel (C)
30Robert Andrich
32Marcus Ingvartsen
25Christopher Lenz
27Sheraldo Becker ↩24
14Taiwo Awoniyi ↩76
Bench
20Loris Karius
15Marius Bülter ↪76
18Keita Endo
36Cedric Teuchert ↪24 ↩90
4Nico Schlotterbeck
6Julian Ryerson ↪90
23Niko Gießelmann
7Akaki Gogia
33Sebastian Griesbeck
Leverkusen
(4-3-3)
1Lukáš Hradecky
6Aleksandar Dragović
4Jonathan Tah
12Edmond Tapsoba
22Daley Sinkgraven
11Nadiem Amiri
15Julian Baumgartlinger (C) ↩69
10Kerem Demirbay
19Moussa Diaby
14Patrik Schick ↩70
9Leon Bailey
Bench
21Lennart Grill
36Niklas Lomb
13Lucas Alario ↪70
8Lars Bender
16Tin Jedvaj
18Wendell
20Charles Aránguiz ↪69

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