International SoccerBelarus did not stop, the Bundesliga returns now and … there are 14 other leagues with an official date
The ‘postcoronavirus’ football map takes shape. The intention ofSerie A to return on June 13It has been a giant leap. The measure had the support of 16 of the 20 clubs present in the virtual Assembly. The remaining four had chosen to return a week later.
The measure is subject, of course, to the Government’s decision.For now, Vincenzo Spadafora, Minister of Sports, is cautious:“We would like to retake the League, but as long as the protocols guarantee the safety of alland it will not stop again. Someone asked mewhy a supermarket does not close if the cashier tests positive and in soccer, instead, we would put a whole team in quarantine.It’s easy: it is a collective sport and it is not possible to keep your distance. “
Spadafora did authorize theCollective training from Monday, May 18:“Gravina (president of the Federation) accepted the modification of the protocol elaborated by the Scientific Technical Committee and, therefore, that possibility is opened.”
The Serie A roadmap – Juventus is the leader with a point advantage over Lazio – is clear.It will be played every 3-4 days to complete the remaining 12 days in just a month and a half.There is also room for the ‘Coppa’:the return of the semis (Juve-Milan and Nápoles-Inter) and the final would be played on July 1 and 22.
The Bundesliga – returns this Saturday – has encouraged other Leagues to follow suit.Santiago Ascacíbar,Argentine midfielder from Hertha,revealed on Radio MARCAthe firm protocol that they have to comply with: “They gave us 8 or 9 pages with standards and we must be up to it.We go to the sports city in two buses to keep the distance and then we return to the hotelwhere we are concentrated.We are alone, the ‘staff’ and the footballers, in individual rooms.In meetings there is a lot of caution, always with a mask, for six weeks. “
Other 14 Leagues(Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Serbia and Turkey)they already have an official return date …
France,Hollandand Luxembourg have already canceled the season – Belgium only lacks the OK of the Assembly – andBelarus, on the other hand, never stopped.There is also soccer, from May 9, in the Faroe Islands. “It was played without an audience in the stands and without protocol greetings, but very normally. There were strong entrances, fights … In addition, there was disinfectant in the corners so that everyone could clean their hands,” he says.Pedro Tarancón,Spanish of the Argja Bóltfelag.
Norway to return June 16divide into four groups according to geographical proximity. “We will play back and forth against Rosenborg, Aalesunds and Kristiansund. The idea is to avoid long plane trips and, once the summer is over, try to return to normaldepending on how the pandemic evolves, “he says.Alex Craninx, goal of the mold.
Ukraine, likePremier (June 12)andLaLiga (June 12 or 19)it has an unofficial start date: May 30. “We have been training for a month. First in groups of four, then five, 10 … and from this week all together.Also, at Dynamo Kiev they do a little check-up every day “, ensuresFran Sol.
Finland returns with the Cup on June 17.“500 spectators will be allowed to enter. For now we work in groups of 9 + 1. It is all very rare.The sessions are long, with very analytical work, a la Bielsa “, he saysJosé Riveiro,Inter Turku coach.
Switzerland hopes to return on June 8 withthe St. Gallen of Víctor Ruiz, Jordi Quintillà and Lorenzo González leader. “We are preparing for the return as if day 8 was already official.If afterwards we don’t play, nothing will happen. We must be ready to do what we like the most “,ensures Victor Ruiz.
In Cyprus, the Omonia Nicosia by Jordi Gómez is the leader:“On Friday the 15th it is decided if the League returns. Two weeks ago it seemed not, now that yes … If it is canceled, we would go to the Champions League, butWe want to play. Of course, with guarantees that the League can end. There’s no use going back and stopping in two weeks. “
In Andorra, he leads the Inter Club d’Escaldes de Ilde Lima: “In France they declared PSG champion. Common sense prevailed. I would like to win the title on the field, but I want security.In any case, if Inter is not a champion it would be a lack of respect. “