Milan [Italy], May 30 (ANI): the Italian football season will start with Coppa Italia’s final stages before Serie A resumes its suspended season.
All 20 top-level clubs cast a ballot and it was agreed that the final stages of Coppa Italia will start on June 17, and then Serie A will start on June 20, Goal.com announced.
Series An also announced that this choice was taken after the thumbs up given by Vincenzo Spadafora, Italy’s games serve.
While Coppa Italia’s finals will be played on June 17, the dates for the semi-finals have yet to be set. Because of the coronavirus pandemic Series A has been suspended since March.
The Lega Serie An assembly met today [Friday] in a video gathering, within the sight of all 20 affiliated clubs. The clubs invited the green light to Series A ‘s return yesterday communicated by Minister Spadafora and unanimously decided on the contention over the four matches of the 25th match (Atalanta v Sassuolo, Hellas Verona v Cagliari, Inter v Sampdoria and Torino v Parma) on the few days of June 20-21 and the preparation of match 27 start on Monday, June 22, Serie A said in an official statement.
Juventus had been at the top of the league table before Series A’s suspension.
In the second leg of the Coppa semi-final in Turin on March 4 the side was set to face off against Milan. Napoli had been set to face off against Inter Milan in the other semi-final second leg.
Earlier, Germany’s Bundesliga had become the primary major football rivalry to restart its suspended season.
Chief League also put June 17 aside as a potential date for restart.