October 14, 2020 10:45:58 pm
Napoli was handed a Three-Zero loss by the Italian league on Wednesday and docked one level for not exhibiting up for its Serie A match at Juventus due to coronavirus circumstances.
Napoli didn’t journey to Turin for the Oct. four recreation and native well being authorities ordered the squad into quarantine after two gamers examined constructive for the coronavirus.
Nonetheless, the league’s Disciplinary Fee dominated that Napoli didn’t have a sound cause for lacking the fixture and may have adopted the prevailing COVID-19 protocol, which was accepted by all golf equipment earlier than the season started.
It mentioned that the primary orders by native well being authorities on Oct. Three didn’t cease Napoli from touring to Turin, and that the crew ought to have already got been within the northern metropolis when new orders had been issued the next afternoon.
The Italian league’s protocol for coronavirus circumstances is identical as UEFA guidelines. If a crew has 13 accessible gamers, together with at the least one goalkeeper, the sport can go forward.
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