Coronavirus: Serie A clubs set to lose out on important revenue as matches are to be played behind closed doors

26 February 2020

Serie A
Photo: PA Images Juventus could lose out on close to €3 million per home match played without fans, according to offthepitch.com calculations, while a club like AC Milan could lose around €1.4 million and Inter €1.7 million.

Five Serie A matches in the northern part of Italy will be played without fans in attendance this weekend.

Juventus could lose out on as much as €3 million per home match without fans, while AC Milan could lose a little less than €1.5 million per match.

Ratings agency Fitch says the virus will put revenue pressure on affected stadiums.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

Northern Italian Serie A clubs look sure to lose out on important revenue as the coronavirus continues to disrupt the league, causing five of the upcoming weekend's matches to be played behind closed doors.

The virus has now claimed its tenth victim in the northern part of the country and infected more than 300 people, according to Reuters, sending markets into a downward spiral.

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