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 read more

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Phoenix stops 3-game slide, tops Alaska

first_imgCatholic schools seek legislated pay hike, too ‘Rebel attack’ no cause for concern-PNP, AFP DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Phoenix Pulse slipped past a streaking Alaska, 78-76, arrest a three-game skid and give coach Louie Alas a victory in his return to action Saturday night at Araneta Coliseum. The Fuel Masters drew four double-digit performances from their personnel, most notably Alex Mallari, whose commendable showing helped the team improve to 2-3 in the Commissioner’s Cup standings. ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess “I felt like a rookie earlier,” said Alas, who served a two-game suspension following an eventful match against TNT earlier this month. “I was jittery all throughout the game.”“I give credit to Alex,” he said of his veteran marksman, who finished with 15 points four rebounds and three steals next to import Richard Howell monstrous 24 points and 29 rebounds. “For the longest time, Alex was absent. He almost didn’t get to play because he was late for a couple of practices. Good thing we were able to patch that up.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsJustin Chua added 10 points, including the go-ahead basket off an assist from Mallari with 9.8 ticks to go.The Aces, meanwhile, turned to old reliables Chris Banchero and Vic Manuel, who scored 18 and 10, respectively, to make up for the lackluster effort by new import Nino Johnson, who only had six points and four rebounds. Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Terrence Jones kicks it up a notch in Jayson Castro’s absence for TNTcenter_img MOST READ LATEST STORIES Two-day strike in Bicol fails to cripple transport Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Phoenix 78 – Howell 24, Mallari 15, Wright 14, Chua 10, Intal 6, Revilla 6, Perkins 2, Jazul 1, Kramer 0, Marcelo 0, Wilson 0, Dennison 0.Alaska 76 – Banchero 18, Manuel 10, Thoss 8, Racal 8 Teng 6, Johnson 6, Casio 6, Cruz 6, Pascual 2, Enciso 2, Exciminiano 2, Ayaay 2, Galliguez 0. Quarterscores: 16-12, 35-30, 52-50, 78-76.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess View comments Alaska’s inability to draw more from its cast and follow through on a last-ditch effort cost them their streak, sending them to a 4-3 record.Phoenix now braces for Magnolia next, a team Alas regards with high esteem.“It’ll be a dogfight on Saturday because both teams are coming off a win,” he said of their match at Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay next Saturday.Meanwhile, Alaska looks to return to the win column when it takes on perennial powerhouse San Miguel the day before.The scores: ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

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