Juventus vs Napoli. Serie A awarded Juventus the Victory
Lega Serie A announced that Napoli beared a 3-0 defeat against Juventus. Napoli didn’t visit Allianz Stadium to play the league match against Juventus. The four players from Napoli were tested corona positive. Juventus vs Napoli was one of the most important match.
Juventus vs Napoli (3-0)
Serie A complained that Napoli did not travel to Turin for the game on October 4. Napoli players Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas, as well as staff member Giandomenico Costi, tested positive for corona virus.Napoli stated that local health authorities blocked the visitors from travelling to the match. Due to two positive Covid-19 cases among the playing squad, the local health authorities blocked the Naples side to visit Turin.
Lega Serie A refused a request from Napoli to postpone the match. Napoli argued with the Serie A higher authorities complaining that they had been banned from travelling by local health authorities. Napoli argued to postpone the meeting at the Allianz Stadium. But Lega Serie A refused Napoli’s request because Napoli technically had 13 players available for selection.
Juventus waited till the kickoff
Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo named a starting XI but the team did not warm-up. As the Napoli’s team didn’t reach the Allianz Stadium, game failed to go ahead as scheduled. Juventus had already confirmed that they will play the match at any cost. Juventus squad waittill the kickoff but Napoli didn’t came. As a result, Juventus Serie A announced 3-0 victory to Juventus. In addition, Napoli have been punished with one-point deduction for failing to turn up for the game at Turin.
Serie A disciplinary commission stated that Napoli did not have strong reason to miss the schedule against Juventus. So they are obliged to give Juventus a victory. Napoli are expected to put an appeal against the sanctions. If Napoli registered for an appeal, the case will move to a new direction then. It was one of the most important match for both the sides. Both Napoli vs Juventus are the contenders of the Serie A this season. So, Napoli won’t give up easily. Moreover, Cristiano Ronaldo has also tested positive for Corona Virus. For more details click here. Transfer and details