Official: Juve-Inter and five other Serie A matches, behind closed doors by the coronavirus

first_imgDespite the optimism he leaked this afternoon (and the statements of the president of the region Lombardy, Attilio Fontana), in the end Juventus-Inter, decisive match for the fate of this Series A, it will be played behind closed doors.The Italian League made the decision official tonight, announcing that five matches on day 26 will be played without a public Due to the emergency coronavirus: Udinese-Fiorentina, Milan-Genoa, Parma-Spal, Sassuolo-Brescia and the great match between bianconeri and nerazzurri. Lazio-Bologna, Naples-Torino, Lecce-Atalanta, Cagliari-Roma and Sampdoria-Verona will be played normally, since they will take place far from the sources of contagion. “Playing behind closed doors is forced ”, said the CEO of Inter, Giuseppe Marotta, “but, as Andrea Agnelli said, the health of citizens comes first, so, although reluctantly, we accept this decision.” Calcio, then, will live a day with half of his fields without a public: a situation never seen before.The two games postponed: March 11The Verona-Cagliari and the Torino-Parma, which were suspended due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in northern Italy, were reorganized by March 11.last_img

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