Football Italy’s Serie A to resume after coronavirus break – Anadolu Agency

Italy’s Serie A to resume after coronavirus break – Anadolu Agency


Italian Serie A will return on Saturday after a 103-day break due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The top division will resume with four games after having been suspended since March 9.

The teams will play a league game every three days on average as Torino will host Parma on Saturday in the first match.

Also, Hellas Verona will take on Cagliari in another Saturday game.

On Sunday, Atalanta will host Sassuolo as Inter Milan will play against Sampdoria.

There are a total of 124 matches will be played for the remainder of the season scheduled to be completed on August 2.

As per the standings, Juventus sit atop the table with 63 points as the Turin side are competing for their ninth in a row.

The Italian capital club, Lazio are chasing Juventus one point behind.

Having 54 points, Inter Milan are chasing them in the third spot with a game in hand.

The Turkish international Hakan Calhanoglu’s Milan and Roma who has two Turkish players Cengiz Under and Mert Cetin are struggling to complete the league in a good position to join the next year’s European trophies.

Separately, Merih Demiral who played for Juventus began individual field workouts in May after suffering a knee injury earlier this season.

– Tens of players in league contract coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic also affected Italian football as more than 20 club members were infected by the virus.

The first player to have the virus was Daniele Rugani of Juventus.

Following a positive virus test, the Italian defender underwent a