VtheChampions Leagueand theEuropa Leaguewith the problem of spreading thecoronavirusAs a great protagonist. Fans and clubs are awaiting whether the matches will be played behind closed doors or with the public. Italy offers the worst situation, but it is not the only territory in which the situation is worrying. This is the map of the coronavirus in European football.
The second leg of the round of 16 will be played this Tuesday at 9:00 p.m.in Mestalla behind closed doors, after the first leg, played at the open door in San Siro, ended with a 4-1 victory for the Italian team.
Atalanta arrived in Valencia on Monday without any special security protocol. The new decree approved by the Italian Government, which prohibits the entry and exit of the Lombardy region to limit the spread of the coronavirus, does not affect Atalanta, which being a professional club had the right to travel to Valencia this Monday to play the return of the round of 16 of the Champions League.
It will be held this Tuesday with the public, despite the recommendation of the German Government to suspend public events with more than 1,000 attendees. The Leipzig authorities, competent in the matter, decided to hold the meeting with the public, after remembering that the United Kingdom, where the visiting fans are mostly from, is not a risk zone. Leipzig won 0-1 in the first leg.
The match will be played on Wednesday. If nothing happens, open door will be played without restrictions to fans, locals or visitors. The ‘red’ box published a series of measures to be taken by fans who come to Anfield. Point out that followers who have symptoms self-isolate. The UK Government believes that the coronavirus will not affect the sport in the short term. Atlético won 1-0 in the first leg.
The match will be played behind closed doors., as the French Police made official and as the Ministry of Sports wanted. It was speculated that the game could be suspended, but it will finally be played without an audience. France has banned events with more than 1,000 people. Dortmund won 2-1 in the first game.
It is not yet official, butit is very likely that the game is played behind closed doors. This weekend, all of the Serie A matches have been played behind closed doors and will be until April 3. Lyon beat 1-0 in the first leg.
There is more than a week left, butin principle the match will be played with public, as scheduled. The UK Government believes that the coronavirus will not affect the sport in the short term. Manchester City won 1-2 in the first leg.
The German Minister of Health,Jens spahn, recommended this Sunday to cancel all the acts for which an attendance of more than 1,000 people is expected, so you have to be aware of how the situation evolves in the face of a match for which there is more than a week left. The Bavarian team won 0-2 at Stamford Bridge.
The Generalitat wants the match to be played behind closed doors. Barcelona will meet tomorrow at 9:00 with the Catalan government to make a decision. The Generalitat does not want public access to the Barça stadium as a prevention measure for the coronavirus. “It is a hypothesis, there is no decision taken, we must discuss it with Barça. It must be analyzed on a case-by-case basis and week by week,” said Gerard Figueras, General Secretary of Sport of the Generalitat, in Catalunya Radio.
“Prudence recommends that Barça-Naples be played behind closed doors. The decision is not yet made. From sport we have to try to be as strict as possible with the application of health protocols and recommendations, although this has sports and economic consequences. “Figueras recalled that Naples is not one of the areas of confinement in Italy, but Italy is “a country in a risk zone” so “following health protocols would be a viable option”. Barcelona and Naples tied for a goal in the match played in San Paolo.
The first leg in San Siro will be played behind closed doors. The Lombardy region is the most affected by the coronavirus.The second leg, in principle, was also announced that it would be played behind closed doors., but we must see if the new decree approved by the Italian Government, which prohibits the entry and exit of the Lombardy region to limit the spread of the coronavirus, changes the situation. With these measures, Inter fans will not be able to travel, somaybe a door will open for the Coliseum game to be played with public.
As for the first leg, there was even a rumor that it could be played in a neutral field.
Police have asked that the first leg, which will be played this Thursday in Seville, be behind closed doors. The police union, Jupol, has sent a letter to the Government Subdelegation so that the meeting is played behind closed doors to “not being able to guarantee the health security of the police officers who are part of the device,” ABC reported.The second leg will be played safely behind closed doors.after the measures taken by the Italian government. Sevilla will limit the trip to Rome to staff and managers.
Today, both the round trip will be played with the public.
The Swiss league has stopped two days and will be stopped, at least, until March 23, sothe second leg, if disputed, everything indicates that it will be behind closed doors.The first leg is also in the airafter the German Minister of Health,Jens spahn, will recommend this Sunday to cancel all acts for which an attendance of more than 1,000 people is expected.
The Danish team has announced thatthe second leg will be behind closed doorsafter the government announced the decision to cancel all events with more than 1,000 spectators.
The first leg could be played behind closed doorsafter the German Minister of Health,Jens spahn, will recommend this Sunday to cancel all acts for which assistance is expected to exceed 1,000 people. At the moment there is nothing official.
The second leg is in dangerafter the German Minister of Health,Jens spahn, will recommend this Sunday to cancel all acts for which an attendance of more than 1,000 people is expected. It could be played behind closed doors.
The first leg will be played behind closed doors.
So far, all parties are being played with audiences, although it was rumored that theAlaves-Valencialast Friday could be played behind closed doors. This Monday, the Basque Government has not ruled out thatthe cup finalbetween Real Sociedad and Athletic it can be played behind closed doors, although right now it is a distant possibility.
This last day has been played complete, butall games behind closed doors. This will be the case until at least April 3, the date also until which quarantine has been decreed in northern Italy. This tuesday therea meeting to decide whether to continue playing in these conditions or if it is suspendedSeries A.
The president of the association of Italian footballers (AIC), the former playerDamiano Tommasi, asked to suspend Series A now.“Let’s stop the championship! Anything else needed? Stop Football!”, was the message published by Tommasi in his official Twitter account after learning of the new decree of the Government, which closed the Lombardy region and 14 other provinces.
All matches in Ligue 1 will be played behind closed doors until April 15. The French league had already postponed the duel between theStrasbourgand thePSGthat was to be disputed last Saturday at the Stade de la Meinau by order of the prefecture of the Lower Rhine. The French government had decreed on Friday the suspension of classes and nurseries for 15 days for the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Upper Rhine, a area near Strasbourg. And in the department of Oise, another of the foci of the virus in France,Chambly-Le Mans was already played without a publicSecond.
The Bundesliga is currently playing its open-door meetings, although the situation may change after the German Minister of Health,Jens spahn, will recommend this Sunday to cancel all acts for which assistance is expected to exceed 1,000 people.
Gladbach asked fans of the Heinsberg area, a district with about 200 people affected by the coronavirus, who did not go to the game they played against Dortmund by reimbursing them for money or inviting them to a European duel.
For now, the Premier continues normally, taking some measures such as avoiding handshake between players prior to the matches. The English League wants to limit contact between players. “The coronavirus is transmitted through droplets of the nose and mouth … and also through a handshake. Players and match referees will continue to perform the rest of the traditional exit protocol before each duel , but from this day they will not shake hands, “said the Premier.