MEASURES AGAINST CORONAVIRUS
The next two match days of LaLiga will be played behind closed doors
Published:10/03/2020 - 12:19h
Updated:10/03/2020 - 15:33h
After a few weeks of planning, LaLiga has activated the security protocol. The next two match days of the spanish championship will be played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus
After several weeks of meetings, analysis and planning, LaLiga has reacted to the threat of the coronavirus, and has decreed that the two next days will contest to enclosed door. For the moment, they have not posed measures so drastic like the stop that has seen forced to activate the Series To, but already prepare actions for any supposition and no descartan novelties in the weeks to come.
This decision will affect to the championships of First and Second Division and will set up from 13 March, in which they are programmed two clashes. For the Friday fixed a Real Madrid-Eibar that will take place in Santiago Bernabéu and a Racing of Santander-Lugo that will play in The Sardinero, and his example will follow it the commitments of this weekend and, like minimum, of the following.
The reports of the Ministry of Health and of the different autonomic councils have motivated the election of this road, that frames in the plan of containment of the virus and bases in the need to avoid events in which it gather to a big quantity of people. Until further orders it will keep this organisation, and have marked aims that will go developing in function of the recommendations of the Government.
The patronal works in the short term with the priority to finish all his competitions without having to suspend them. This involves, to day of today, a plan supervised by the UEFA that descarta the presence of public in the stadiums, a solution that has carried to the extreme in Italy but that already is affecting to other countries stood out of the old continent, like France, that already gave example in some commitments of the PSG.
Also it contemplates the supposition of a postponement, and is designing an alternative calendar in case it was necessary to stop of immediate form. In these circumstances, would redistribute the days in the few dates that remain free, especially between week but also with the possibility to resort to 18 April, that was reserved for the final of the Glass of the King that will gather to Real Sociedad and Athletic Club.
The Eurocopa could delay
Shelving the Champions and the Europe League, that also have to adjust to the measures of prevention, the Eurocopa could see affected by the coronavirus, or rather, by all the management that is carrying out in these months. Several means indicate that it will request to the UEFA that his tournament crashes start later, to avoid that solape with the leagues because of the modifications that these are having to to apply. This competition, beside the Glass America and the Olympic games, will mark the summer 2020.