Italian soccer faces further disruption amid spike in coronavirus cases
Four top-flight fittings were called off during the weekend since emergency measures were implemented throughout Italy, after a spike in confirmed cases in the regions of Lombardy and Veneto.
Torino’s match at home to Parma, Verona’s tie with Cagliari along with Atalanta’s game against Sassuolo were among the Serie A matches to be postponed because Italy grapples to contain Europe’s biggest outbreak of this virus.
Restrictions in the regions contained the closing of limited transport, structures and also a ban on public events in 10 municipalities.
219 cases have been verified in Italy so much.
It’s not clear whether the fixture list of this weekend will be disrupted or when the Serie A matches will be rescheduled.
Serie A will frequently consult with the government workforce and claims it’s going to make decisions on a day-to-day basis.
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Inter Milan’s battle with Sampdoria was another game influenced and question marks still remain over its Europa League fixture from Ludogorets Thursday.
The Bulgarian side, which paths the tie says more than 600 fans are expected to go to Milan to see.
It advocated UEFA to brief them on the situation and also sworn to”notify each of fans immediately after getting any info.”
Has achieved to European soccer’s governing body for a statement on the sport but is yet to be given a response.
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A variety of matches from the reduced soccer leagues of Italy were also postponed, along with the women’s Six Nations Rugby game between Italy and Scotland.
The virus has disrupted a number of sporting competitions, particularly across Asia.
The Chinese Grand Prix scheduled for April 19 — has been postponed along with the Hong Kong and Singapore Sevens tournaments, that were moved from April to October.
However, Tokyo 2020 Olympics organizers stated the Games stay”on track” to occur as planned despite the virus epidemic.