NEWS
Sunday March 15 2020
New Serie A calendar worked out

The most likely plan to get Serie A finished in time for June 30 would be to resume May 2, then play nine weekends and three midweek games along with five dates for European cups.

Multiple sources including La Repubblica and La Gazzetta dello Sport outline what would be a new calendar once the coronavirus pandemic has allowed football to return.

The official suspension of Italian football only runs to April 3, but with 11 players testing positive already and the country still under lockdown, that seems fanciful at best.

A more likely scenario would be resuming training in mid-April and playing on the weekend of May 2.

FIGC President Gabriele Gravina warned the deadline to finish the season would be June 30, otherwise he could force them to accept a play-off and play-out system to assign the Scudetto and relegation places.

This means clubs would have to play 17 matches between Serie A and cup competitions over nine weekends and three midweek rounds.

The Coppa Italia would be sacrificed, pushed into next season.

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