The Sports Judge considered the appeal of Napoli unacceptable, which considered that he did not travel to Turin due to “force majeure”
The Sports Judge of the A series This Wednesday the Italian has inflicted a 3-0 administrative defeat and a penalty point to Napoli for not attending the match against Juventus corresponding to the third day of the A series.
“The Sports Judge orders Naples to apply the sanctions provided for by article 53 NOIF (FIGC internal organizational rules) for the non-dispute of the Juventus-Napoli match, in particular a 3-0 defeat and a penalty point for the 2020 season -2021 “, reads the official statement of the A series.
Likewise, the Sports Judge considered unacceptable the appeal of the Napoli, who considered that he did not travel to Turin due to “force majeure”, as it was the Local Health Department (ASL) who ordered him to stay in preventive isolation after registering three cases of contagion in the club.
In fact, the technician’s team Gennaro Gattuso recorded in the days prior to the appointment with the Juventus the positive for coronavirus of the Polish Piotr Zielinski and the Macedonian Elijf Elmas, as well as a member of the club’s staff.
However, the sanitary protocol approved by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) and by the clubs of the A series It foresees that, in the case of positive players on a team, the negative elements can continue to train and compete.
He Napoli, who had won their two games played in the new season, now has five points in three games and dropped to eighth position in the league, four behind Atalanta and Milan, who share the leadership.