Verona-Cagliari and Torino-Parma called off due to the Coronavirus outbreak have been rearranged for March 11, with a knock-on effect for other fixtures.
The referees for Serie A Week 26 have been announced and Marco Guida has been given Juventus-Inter at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday.
Four games of Serie A Week 26 had to be postponed last weekend and the rescheduled programme might cause problems for Inter and Sampdoria.
Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte confirmed “we will evaluate postponing all next week’s matches” due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, as Lazio visit Genoa and Roma welcome Lecce.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò admits the fixture list is entirely up in the air after four Serie A games were called off due to the Coronavirus scare.
Genoa director of sport Francesco Marroccu warns the authorities “might do better to suspend all of Serie A during the Coronavirus outbreak” rather than just some games.
Torino-Parma has also now been called off due to the Coronavirus outbreak, along with Atalanta-Sassuolo, Verona-Cagliari and Inter-Sampdoria.
In an unprecedented move, the Prime Minister suspended all sporting events in the Lombardy and Veneto region due to the Coronavirus scare, including Inter-Sampdoria, Verona-Cagliari and Atalanta-Sassuolo.
Ivan Juric points to the fact Cagliari are now behind Hellas Verona as a sign of how quickly things can change in Serie A. “It’s a fine line.”
Gianpaolo Calvarese will officiate Fiorentina-Milan this weekend, with Maurizio Mariani for Inter-Sampdoria and Federico La Penna is assigned to SPAL-Juventus.
Cagliari have announced the team is going into a training retreat from tomorrow afternoon in preparation for the trip to Hellas Verona.
Leonardo Bonucci, Luiz Felipe, Milan Badelj and Stefano Sturaro are among the players suspended for the Serie A Week 25 fixtures, along with Parma coach Roberto D’Aversa.
Hellas Verona striker Fabio Borini has picked up a minor left thigh strain, so is expected to be out of action for a couple of weeks.
Milan director Ricky Massara concedes Europa League qualification represents “the minimum objective” and they are “on the right track” for the Champions League.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s six Serie A games, including Juventus-Brescia, Sampdoria-Fiorentina, Cagliari-Napoli and Lazio-Inter.
Verona extended their unbeaten run to nine rounds and forced some very difficult Juan Musso saves, while Udinese saw their goal ruled offside in this 0-0 draw.
Hellas Verona top scorer Giampaolo Pazzini has been diagnosed with a right calf strain, announced the club.
FIGC are ready to “intensify” the use of VAR and the “on-field review” to help avoid “instrumental controversies” in Serie A, and opened for a future "challenge" rule.
A group of eight Hellas Verona ultras have been banned from stadiums for trying to bring in Hitler hats, while Roma threw out a supporter for racist abuse.