SERIE A RESUME – The top-flight Italian soccer league, Serie A, is bound to resume its games on June 20! It’s been three months since the matches were halted due to the rise of COVID-19 throughout the country. As Italy is rising from the virus, Lega Serie A has announced its return to complete its 2019/2020 season.
The teams in the league are set to compete every three days until August 2. They only have 44 days to complete 144 games. The match schedule is already released at the Serie A website. There will be three-time slots that games would be played. 11:15 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m EDT. This is done to avoid hotter conditions in matches.
The first match of the Serie A resume is on June 20. It would be between Torino and Parma, and Hellas Verona against Cagliari. June 21 is also packed as Atalanta takes on the visiting Sassuolo. While Sampdoria is going to Milan for a head to head revenge clash against FC Inter.
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Another league will also resume, the Coppa Italia, on the 13th of the month. It is the second leg for the semi-finals of the clubs between Napoli and Fc Inter, and Juventus vs AC Milan. The winners of these matches will go and compete for the finals in that cup!
There have been some proposals to allow attendance only up to 20% to maintain proper hygiene of the fields and to control the spread of the virus. The resumption of the league was due to the health and safety protocols that were put in place by FIGC. Soccer players are regularly swabbed to maintain health security and ensures to maintain the quality of the matches.
The leaders of the league, Juventus, who are chasing their 9th successive title, are just one point ahead of the Lazio. This may become a grueling restart for the clubs. 3rd seat team Inter Milan is looking for something to improve on their play to chase the league leaders in play.
If you want to know more about what prior to the Serie A resume, here is our article on the Serie A postponement due to COVID-19!
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