Serie A confirms that the Juventus-Naples match will not be postponed

Serie A confirms that the Juventus-Naples match will not be postponed

The organism considered that there are not sufficient reasons so that the Sunday commitment between Napolés and Juventus is not celebrated

ROME – The A series Italian assured this Sunday that the game scheduled for this day at 13:45 between the Juventus and the Naples will not be postponed, despite the fact that the Neapolitan club, which was prevented from traveling to Turin after three cases of positive for coronavirus, you have requested a new date for this appointment.

He Naples requested in an official letter to the League of A series the postponement of the match considering that his trip to Turin has been prevented by “force majeure”, but for the league body the rules of the sanitary protocol “are clear” and do not prevent the regular dispute of the match.

The Neapolitan club, which has two players and a staff member positive for coronavirus, confirmed to EFE that it was about to board the plane that would take it to Turin this Saturday when it received the order to remain in isolation in Naples to prevent the risk of contagion.

This order was taken by the Neapolitan Local Sanitary Finance (ASL) after the Naples detected three cases of positive for coronavirus, the players Piotr Zielinski and Elijf Elmas, and a member of the staff.

But the A series He said in an official statement published this Sunday that, in these situations, the health protocol allows teams to compete with their negative members for coronavirus, as has already happened “more times this season to allow, for example, Torino to measure themselves against Atalanta , Milan playing against Crotone or Genoa playing in Naples “.

“The Council of the League A series has also approved a clear regulation in case of positives that can lead to the postponement of the matches only under certain conditions, which do not occur in the case of Naples“, adds Series A in its official note.

For example, clubs in the A series who have more than ten players positive for coronavirus have the right to request the postponement of their league match only once per season.

Thus, if the Naples did not attend the game against Juventus at the Allianz Stadium, Serie A will deliver a 3-0 victory to the Turin team.

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