Napoli-Inter semi-final postponed as coronavirus fears persist
There remains no end in sight for Italian football's fixture headache, as Napoli versus Inter became the latest game to be called off.
Inter's Coppa Italia semi-final, second-leg at Napoli has become the latest fixture to be postponed as a result of the coronavirus crisis engulfing Italian football.
Juventus' Coppa tie at Milan, which was originally due to take place on Wednesday, was called off and Inter's match with Napoli in the same competition was also postponed, Serie A confirmed in a statement.
Italian football is enduring chaos with its schedule due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus, of which there have been 2,263 confirmed positive cases in the nation with 80 people having died.
Italy considering cancelling all sporting events
Several Serie A fixtures have been postponed over the past two weekends, including the Derby d'Italia between Juve and Inter, which was due to take place last Sunday.
ANSA reported the government will implement measures to cancel all sporting events for 30 days, although football matches may yet be allowed to take place behind closed doors.
Inter lost the first leg 1-0 at San Siro, with Fabián Ruiz scoring the winner for Napoli.
Te recomendamos en English
- RYDER CUP 2021 Ryder Cup 2021 full schedule: participants, match dates, and times
- NFL Panthers at Texans: Fantasy Start ‘ems and Sit ‘ems
- REAL MADRID Mbappé: 100 days until PSG star can negotiate with Real Madrid
- Nagelsmann on Rudiger to Bayern rumours: I'll have to see if I have any money in my wallet!
- 76ers and Doc Rivers want to convince Ben Simmons to stay amid trade talk
- MLB MLB round-up: Cardinals extend streak, Rays clinch playoff berth