Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Coronavirus: Man. Utd among others to play behind doors


Manchester United will be among several other Europa League clubs to play behind closed doors due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

In their first leg fixture against LASK, both clubs will play the match without their fans a decision made by the host.

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It has been established that Manchester United has already sold about 900 of their tickets when no one will be allowed at the venue.

Wolves have also cited fears in their away fixture to Olympiakos and have even asked if they match could be postponed.

Manager Espirito Santo addressed the media saying that they will attend if asked to but they will be pleased if they will be listened to.

Other Europa League matches likely to be affected include Rangers vs Bayern Leverkusen as currently gatherings are being banned by the government.

Chelsea vs Bayern Munich Champions League fixture has been confirmed to be played behind closed doors.

Bayern Munich confirmed the ban immediately after the government banned gatherings of more than 1,000 people.

Currently, matches across Europe have been affected by the coronavirus outbreak with Serie A being the worst hit.

Fears have grown that the league may likely not end as many matches have been canceled and many more are set to be postponed on the same.

Premier League clubs have already been advised not to shake hands before the match as a precaution.

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