Italian Serie A matches postponed over coronavirus fears


Five Italian Serie-A weekend matches including Sunday’s clash between Juventus and Inter Milan have been postponed due to the novel Coronavirus, the Italian football league said yesterday.

Other matches called off were AC Milan vs Genoa, Parma vs SPAL, Sassuolo v Brescia and Udinese vs Fiorentina, the league said in a statement yesterday.

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The matches had been scheduled to be played behind closed doors.

Italy is the country hardest hit by the virus outbreak in Europe, with 650 cases and 17 deaths, mostly in cities in the north.


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