Coronavirus outbreak: Valencia and Atalanta Champions League second-leg to be played behind closed doors

Share on facebook
Share on whatsapp
Share on telegram
March 6, 2020
    Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
    Scroll to Top

    General view of Valencia's Mestalla Stadium with no supporters present

    No supporters will be allowed into the Mestalla Stadium when Valencia play Atalanta on 10 March

    Valencia’s Champions League last-16 tie at home to Atalanta on 10 March will be played behind closed doors in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus.

    Spain’s health ministry says it wants to avoid “large gatherings of fans”.

    Serie A side Atalanta hold a 4-1 lead after last month’s first leg in Italy.

    Juventus’ Champions League tie against Lyon on 17 March is also likely to be affected after the Italian government decreed all sport be played behind closed doors until 3 April.

    Spain has 237 reported cases of coronavirus so far, with three deaths.

    Italy is the worst-hit European country with some 2,706 cases and 107 deaths so far.

    As a result a number of Serie A matches, including Juventus v Inter Milan last weekend, have been postponed.

    Last Thursday, Inter Milan’s Europa League victory over Ludogorets was played behind closed doors at San Siro Stadium.

    England’s Six Nations games against Italy on 14 and 15 March have also been postponed .

    Source

    Football
    Covid-19: Arsenal trio affected before Man City game

    Arsenal have lost both matches they have played since the Premier League resumed last week Three Arsenal players were unable to train in the build-up …

    Football
    Jan Vertonghen: Tottenham defender signs extension until end of season

    Jan Vertonghen has made 228 Premier League appearances for Tottenham Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen has signed a contract extension until the end of the season. …

    Football
    Man City: Pep Guardiola has ‘ideas for the transfer market’ and expects to ‘fight’ for title next season

    City are 23 points behind leaders Liverpool Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has “ideas for the transfer market” and expects to “fight” for …

    Subscribe
    Notify of
    guest
    0 Comments
    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments
    March 6, 2020
      Add a header to begin generating the table of contents
      Scroll to Top
      • Bookmakers Bonus
      Fonbet

      Registration bonus up to 250 Euro!

      Winmasters
      Parimatch
      0
      Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
      ()
      x
      This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.