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LAFC will host Cruz Azul amid Coronavirus concerns

According to a close source from AS USA, the doors will remain open for fans to attend the Banc of California for the Quarterfinals of the Concacaf Champions League.

LAFC will host Cruz Azul amid Coronavirus concerns

After eliminating Club Leon last week and advancing to the quarter-finals of the Concacaf Champions League, LAFC is ready to host tomorrow another top team of Liga MX Cruz Azul for the first leg at the Banc of California stadium. Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in the United States, it led to Los Angeles County declaring a state of emergency last Wednesday and this has impacted many public events such as concerts and live pro sports.

Yesterday many media outlets where reporting that the match between LAFC and Cruz Azul could be played behind closed doors or worst-case scenario be postponed, but according to a close source from AS USA the game is going to be held in normal conditions with the presence of the public.

Also the source from AS USA confirmed that for now there are no major reasons for the game to be held behind closed doors and no later than today the team will release an official statement.

LAFC match against LA GALAXY could be postponed

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