UEFA Confirm They’ll Monitor Coronavirus Situation

UEFA Confirm They’ll Monitor Coronavirus Situation
February 26, 2020 14:00
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European football’s governing body UEFA have confirmed in an official statement via their official website that they will continue to monitor the situation when it comes to the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy.

Inter’s Europa League round of 32 second leg match at home to Ludogorets is to be played behind closed doors tomorrow as a result of the outbreak and is the latest match in Italy to have been affected as several games in the past few days have been postponed.

As of this morning, there are a total of 357 confirmed cases of the virus in Italy and there have been a total of 12 deaths due to it.

A number of northern towns in the country remain in complete lock down as the Italian government try to limit the spread of the virus which originated in Wuhan, China.

In their statement, UEFA have confirmed that other than Inter’s match with Ludogorets, no other matches have been affected.

“Following the decisions of the Italian authorities, the UEFA Europa League match between FC Internazionale Milano and PFC Ludogorets Razgrad will be played behind closed doors at the Stadio San Siro in Milan on Thursday 27 February 2020,” it starts.

“All other UEFA matches scheduled this week will go ahead as planned and at this time there are no restrictions for attending supporters.

“UEFA will continue to closely monitor the situation regarding Covid-19 and to liaise with relevant authorities in this respect.”