Italian Seria A Sets Deadline for Completion of League

The Italian Seria A and Italyfootball federation (FIGC) has set 20th of August as the deadline for finishing their 2019/20 season, with the new campaign starting on the 1st of September. The Italian Seria A has been in suspension since mid-March because of coronavirus but the FIGC still intends to finish the top three divisions.

There are still 12 games and four outstanding remaining in the Italian Serie A, with Juventus topping the league followed by Lazio. Juventus are chasing their ninth successive title, they are on top of the league with one point in the 2019/20 Italian Seria A table.

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The federation also announced that if any of the top three divisions should restart and then stop again, a shorter alternative of a play-off would have to be devised. However, if it was not possible to complete the season even with play-offs, it would implement a coefficient system.

Presently, Serie C has the biggest challenge as it has 60 clubs, divided into three regional groups, with many in difficult financial situations. The project to restart the league is the utmost desire of the league management of Italy. They are looking at resuming on the second week of the June and finish by August. Presently only Germany has resumed in Europe.

The English Premier League is also set to resume their as they have accepted non-contact training which started on Tuesday with at least six people testing positive to coronavirus before training.

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