AC Milan's nightmare start to the Serie A season continued on Sunday when they fell to a 3-1 defeat at home to Fiorentina and had a man sent off.
Erick Pulgar put the visitors ahead from the penalty spot and Gaetano Castrovilli doubled their lead after Mateo Musacchio had been shown a straight red card for a rash challenge early in the second half.
Atalanta issued a statement "disassociating" the club from racist chants by its fans, while several prominent figures in Italy on Monday applauded a decision to halt the club's Serie A game because of the abuse.
And FIFA President Gianni Infantino called for more action to combat racism in the country.
"Yesterday we had another incident of racism in Italian football," Infantino said in a speech at the FIFA Best Awards ceremony in Milan. "This is not acceptable any more. We have to say this. "We...