Napoli is at danger of be handed a 3-0 loss by the Italian league’s gain for failing to show veil for its Serie A match at Juventus on Sunday evening.
Napoli failed to mosey back and forth to Turin for the game after local health authorities ordered the squad into quarantine after two gamers examined positive for the coronavirus – midfielders Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas.
Juventus followed its traditional matchday routine on Sunday and arrived at the stadium for the scheduled 8: 45 p.m. (1845 GMT) kickoff. In considerably farcical scenes, several gamers walked out onto the subject while a restricted assortment of fans watched from the stands.
This can now not be identified whether Juventus will be awarded a 3-0 steal by default – or if the match has merely been postponed – till next week’s disciplinary price, the set up Napoli will originate its case.
”The wearing suggestions are sure and voice that if a crew doesn’t show veil up, they face disciplinary sanctions,” Juventus president Andrea Agnelli acknowledged. ”The Wearing Stammer will discuss tomorrow, and per his resolution, there’ll be further reflections.
”It is obvious that the true fact that a crew doesn’t reach a stadium to play a planned match doesn’t give a mountainous image of Italian soccer, but we are provincial and we care minute about what occurs outdoor our borders, without brooding in regards to the be troubled we enact to soccer internationally.”
Vincenzo Spadafora, Italy’s sports actions minister, acknowledged he would also discuss in regards to the roar with the heads of the Italian soccer federation and the league, in two meetings already scheduled for Monday.
”The protocol proposed by the FIGC and validated by the Technical-Scientific Committee tried to originate Italian soccer protected to allow the restart that everyone wanted,” Spadafora acknowledged Sunday. ”It make sure nonetheless that the peril in unprecedented over the previous couple of weeks has change into great extra complicated, so great in affirm that it hasn’t left even the sphere of soccer immune despite the inflexible suggestions.
”I desire to originate a essentially sure appeal for the great extra predominant passion of health to prevail over no topic other good judgment or vested pursuits.”
Napoli had requested that the match be postponed and club president Aurelio De Laurentiis had also contacted Juventus asking the identical.
”He texted me a few days ago, asking me to keep apart off the match,” Agnelli acknowledged. ”My respond became that Juventus abides by the guidelines.”
The Italian league’s protocol for COVID cases is the identical as UEFA suggestions. If a crew has 13 available gamers, along side at the least one goalkeeper, the game can mosey ahead.
”With reference to Napoli’s reliable interrogate the Lega Serie A clarifies that the unique blueprint of suggestions must guarantee the health of everyone, equal therapy for all clubs and the honor of the principals of sportsmanship,” learn an announcement by the league’s governing physique.
”On that topic it’s opportune to be aware that the assertion issued by Campania health authorities only asks fiduciary isolation for the end contacts of Piotr Zielinski. Attributable to this truth, in this case the FIGC protocol agreed with the Technical-Scientific Committee ought to be utilized. The protocol presents positive and main suggestions that allow league fits to head ahead although there are positive cases within the neighborhood, fielding the gamers who examined detrimental through exams undergone in some unspecified time in the future of the time fluctuate given by the health authorities.”
Your entire Napoli crew has been examined incessantly after Napoli played Genoa closing weekend. Extra than 20 Genoa gamers and group members have examined positive.
Genoa’s match at Torino on Saturday became postponed.
”The Lega Serie A did also approve a real problem of suggestions to undertake if there are several positive cases and that can end result within the postponement of the match supplied that there are particular situations which, at the second, invent now not be aware to Napoli’s case,” continued the governing physique’s assertion.
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