Coronavirus: All matches in Serie A to be played behind closed doors until April

5 March 2020

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Photo: PA Images Inter Milan on Wednesday announced that the club, together with their chairman, Steven Zhang, were donating €100,000 for coronavirus research to the Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences at the Luigi Sacco University Hospital in Milan.

All sporting events in Italy must be played behind closed doors until 3rd April following a decree by the Italian government.

Ten Serie A matches have already been postponed and clubs are facing the prospect of foregoing important revenue.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

All sporting events in Italy must be played behind closed doors until 3rd April following a decree by the Italian government seeking to limit the spread of the coronavirus Covid-19.

Ten of the league's matches have already been played without spectators as the virus continues to spread, sending stock markets into a downward spiral. All schools and universities have also been closed in the country where at least 107 have died and 3,089 have contracted the virus.

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