Inter’s Serie A clash away to Bologna has been postponed due to the number of COVID-19 cases in the Rossoblu’s squad.
This according to Italian news outlet Gazzetta.it, who report that the the AUSL (the regional health authorities for Emilia-Romagna) have directed that the match cannot be plaid at 12:30 CET tomorrow as planned due to the number of cases.
All activities involving training and playing have been put on hold for Bologna, who have had eight positive cases for COVID-19 turned up by the tests done upon the return to training from the winter break.
The Nerazzurri, meanwhile, have three positive cases in their squad, though they are not prevented from travelling to Bologna and it is instead to Emilian club who will be unable to host the fixture.
As of yet, it is unclear when the match will be postponed to given the busy fixture calendar at the moment, but only that the regional health authorities have directed that it cannot take place as schuedled.
AUSL Director for the region Paolo Bordon told Milan based Corriere della Sera, as reported via FCInter1908, that “If fans are asking whether they should show up to the stadium for Bologna’s match with Inter, the answer is no as no one will be playing.”
“The conditions do not allow it,” he added, “Bologna has an significant rate of infections, and new tests will be made tomorrow morning that could show that the situation is even worse.”
“For safety reasons it is not possible to play the match,” he emphasized, “the order has not yet been signed but I have already talked to the directors of the Rossoblu. The match cannot be played in these circumstances.”