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Official: Coronavirus postpones three Serie A matches

first_imgThe coronavirus leaves two dead (Adriano Trevisan, 78, and a 75-year-old woman from Casalpusterlengo), 76 infected and the fear that the number may grow a lot in the next few hours. The focus was born from a 38-year-old man from Codogno, near Lodi, due to contacts he had with a co-worker from a trip to China (returned on January 21), the ‘patient 0’, who did not develop the disease and was negative for the virus. At this time, the ‘patient 1’ is in serious condition and his sporting life (he participated in football matches and two popular races) makes fear that the infected continue to increase. To reduce risks, the Lombardy region arranged for trains not to stop at the towns of Codogno, Maleo and Casalpusterlengo and urged citizens to stay at home, closing schools and canceling dozens of cultural and sporting events. ANDl match of Series C between Piacenza and Sambenedettese It was scheduled for 3 pm on Saturday, but an hour and a half after the kick-off came the decision of the authorities, which Massimo Pulcinelli did not think was right. “We live in an absurd, ridiculous country, managed by irresponsible people,” wrote the owner of the Ascoli on social networks, “the stadium is the least dangerous place in the world. Now we close all public establishments out of fear.” It is already official: the coronavirus for all sports in the Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto, Serie A included. The first Minister Giuseppe Conte ad, on Saturday night, the intention to suspend all sports activities this Sunday and the Minister of Sports Vincenzo Spadafora sent a letter to the president of the Olympic Committee, asking “communicate to all sports organizations the request of the government”. The clashes will not be played, then Atalanta-Sassuolo, Verona-Cagliari and neither Inter-Sampdoria, all scheduled for this Sunday and postponed, for now, without date. This Saturday they had already suspended more than 80 amateur football matches in Lombardy and the Ascoli-Cremonese Serie B. At the moment, in Italy there are 76 infected (56 in Lombardy, 17 in Veneto, one in Turin and two in Rome) and two dead. You will not be allowed to enter or leave the focus areas of the epidemic, where “the suspension of work activities” and “all manifestations” have already been arranged, while the government is also assessing the possibility of blocking travel School abroad.last_img read more

The elbow to Savic broke two teeth: “What is the VAR for?”

first_imgIt is not the first time that Atlético feel mistreated by the work of video arbitration. In February, the rojiblanco team already experienced two situations where it claimed the appearance of the VAR. The first, in the derby against Real Madrid where he considered that Casemiro committed a penalty on Morata and neither the collegiate nor from the VAR room acted to signal it. In the next game Atlético won Granada 1-0, but no one was happy with the Soto Grado arbitration. The play that irritated the rojblancos most came with a soldier elbow in the face of Correa in the area of ​​Granada. A play that would have been a penalty and the second yellow card for the striker of the Andalusian team. Medié Jiménez did not notify the Voto to Soto Grado for review. Atletico ended again an annoying match for the use of the VAR. From the rojiblanco set they do not understand why video arbitration did not come to value Embarba’s elbow to Savic in minute 37, action that Alberola Rojas grounded with a yellow card. The central Montenegrin rose from the ground bleeding and very upset with the action of the Espanyol player, who recriminated the blow. After Savic himself confirmed that the elbow split two teeth. The defender was in charge of denouncing the discomfort of the rojiblanco team when certain actions are reviewed. “It’s a red manual. The player jumps, does not look at the ball and elbows me in the mouth. I don’t understand what the VAR is for if these plays are not reviewed, it is a red example “he declared at the end of the duel. A review room where he was Sánchez Martínez.last_img read more

Conquer Almeria, a challenge for Deportivo

first_imgAranzubia The other seven views of the Almeria stadium resulted in four draws and three losses. In Second they met twice. Last season (1-1 with goal from Fede Cartabia) and defeat 2-0 in 2011-12 with Oltra on the bench. The Mediterranean Games also left an iconic image for sportsmanship. It was the goal of Dani Aaranzubía in the discount time on February 20, 2011 that meant the tie (1-1).The first leg against the Andalusians, the last of AnquelaThe first round match in Riazor of the 10th day ended with 0-0. Although the opponent was then the second classified and achieve a tie transmitting a good image, it was the last game of Juan Antonio Anquela in front of Deportivo. After the meeting the technician jienense was dismissed by Paco Zas and he took his place Luis César, That would last eleven games. That day Anquela opted for a 4-3-3 and aligned an eleven that will not differ in excess of the one that can be presented Fernando Vázquez this weekend. Dani Gimenez was the goalkeeper with a defense formed by Vault, Peru Nolaskoain, Montero and Salva Ruiz (receives discharge this week). In the middle they were Gaku Shibasaki, Álex Bergantiños and Aketxe. On the offensive line he also acted Gizzard, another fixed for that of Castrofeito. The differential point between both coaches, regardless of the system, is in the other two attackers. Then they played Borja Valle and Longo; now they do Çolak and Sabin Merino. To the Sports a tough test awaits him on Saturday Mediterranean Games for multiple reasons. The first, the potential of Almeria, currently ranked third. The second, the delicate situation of the team with a José María Gutiérrez that the position will be played. The third, the stadium itself, in which the people of Coruña have not done too well.Deportivo has visited the Andalusian fief on eight occasions and only once did he win. It was more than ten years ago, specifically on November 30, 2008 in First. The Blue and Whites, then directed by Michelangelo Lotina, prevailed in the Mediterranean Games (0-1) with a lonely goal of Joan Verdú in the 74th minute after the Catalan half-point failed a penalty six minutes earlier. The match, of course, was conditioned by the red to Negredo in 51 ‘.last_img read more

Hazard gains recovery time in quarantine

first_imgThe Belgian, operated on March 5 in Dallas from the fissure in the right distal fibula who suffered on February 22 against Levante, landed in Spain earlier in the week. The first fortnight is going to be elementary to check how its evolution is progressing and to determine with more precision the term for its return, originally estimated at around two and three months. In any case, the coronavirus crisis will change the roadmap, making it possible not to be absent in as many parties as expected during various sections of its rehabilitation. Yes in the Real Madrid they want to be positive so that the coronavirus alarm does not take over everything, they have several reasons to do so, curiously in the infirmary. Courtois and Marcelo, muscle injured against Betis last Sunday, will not miss any game and Asensio and Hazard will take advantage of the quarantine to burn stages in their respective recoveries, one in its final phase and the other in its initial phase. It is still unknown when the competition will return. In fact, right now the dispute over the Eurocup 2020, the great objective of Hazard after the intervention in the United States. Quarantine, however, at least a priori, benefits you to continue working while you do not miss a day and a day as well. That process, as they explained to him, like the rest of his colleagues, Dr. Niko Mihic and José Ángel Sánchez in Valdebebas on Thursday, will be carried out at his current residence in Madrid.Maximum attention from Madrid’s medical servicesThere had been speculation that Hazard would recover between Spain and Belgium, but the attacker will be in quarantine for at least the next 15 days. This assumes that, at least initially, it is not feasible for him to move to his country. In the capital you will have instant advice from the club’s medical services, who have designed a specific plan adapted to new and unexpected circumstances.The results without Hazard, who barely had time to help the team since his return, had left doubts about Madrid. Zidane’s men lost the night Eden fell, 1-0 against Levante, and also lost to Manchester City (1-2) and Betis. In between breathed with the victory in the Classic (2-0), but the Belgian It would be a luxury reinforcement for the end of the course … whenever.center_img 7last_img read more

Atlético descended 20 years ago into Hell of Segunda

first_imgThe Athletic starred make 20 years one of the saddest episodes of its history. The May 7, 2000 Atlético, trained by Antic, descended to Second Division. The silence in the stadium Carlos Tartiere from Oviedo it was sepulchral when the meeting ended. The 14,200 followers, many of them from Atlético, did not believe what was happening. The Madrid team had not beaten Oviedo and the final tie to two goals sent Atlético to Second. It was the chronicle of an announced death, but the decline was consummated in Oviedo, on matchday 36, and in front of an Atlético legend, Luis Aragones, who trained the Asturian team. There were images for the story, with players and fans crying to tears after the tragedy was consummated.Atlético also fell in the most cruel way. Equalized 2-0 with which Oviedo got ahead and Hasselbaink was 2-3 on a penalty kick. In the 84th minute he had victory in his boots but Esteban guessed the shot and avoided the goal that would have given Atlético the victory. A team that formed in Oviedo with an eleven full of important players, top-level footballers who always they will remember that encounter. Molina; Gaspar, Ayala (Valerón, 27 ‘), Gamarra, Capdevila; Aguilera, Bejbl (Baraja, 61 ‘), Hugo Leal, Solari (Luque, 45’); Kiko and Hasselbaink. Those were the footballers who played that day for Atlético. Oviedo scored 1-0 in the 25th minute thanks to Losada. Paulo Bento, from a penalty, made it 2-0 in 65 and in a final arreón Atlético equalized the game. Capdevila made it 2-1 in 72 and Hasselbaink equaled in 77. But he couldn’t win and the rest is already history.The Athletic equaled in the following match against Sevilla at home, in a match where the hobby showed gracefully your discomfort. And the championship ended winning in Mallorca. The Madrid club spent two years in hell and lived one of the great crises in its history. He had a hard time getting up and had to spend many seasons to to be among the greats of Spanish football again.last_img read more

The Premier League values ​​”for the first time” a possible “reduction” of the season

first_imgPremier League Chief Govt Richard Masters has confirmed that there’s a “very sturdy collective will” on the half of the golf equipment to “full the season”, though a possible “discount” just isn’t dominated out, and has assured that the groups They’ve proven their “desire” for taking part in their video games at dwelling reasonably than on impartial fields. “We now have a very sturdy collective will to finish the season,” he confirmed after the telematic assembly with all the prime golf equipment in English soccer, though he admitted that, “for the first time,” a possible “discount” of the season was mentioned. . This Monday, the Authorities of the United Kingdom spoke of the risk of resuming sports activities competitions from June 1. “We welcome these first steps and are able to play our half. We’re working straight with golf equipment and stakeholders: the Authorities, our tv companions, the English Federation (FA), the Championship, the skilled footballers union in England (PFA) and the coaches union (LMA), to create a accountable and secure mannequin to finish the season, “he stated. “After all, security comes first. We should take heed to the authorities, authorities and medical consultants and comply with their recommendation. That’s precisely what we’re doing. We’re placing ourselves in the finest place to renew the season, however solely when the circumstances are right, “he added. On this sense, Masters reiterated that the “precedence” is “the security of the gamers, coaches and coaches, workers, followers and society typically.” “Nothing can be agreed till now we have spoken with the leaders and the gamers,” he stated, confirming that serological assessments will start in the golf equipment’ coaching fields. Lastly, he acknowledged that the remaining matches of the Premier League had been mentioned, with the risk of taking part in them on impartial fields. “Clearly, the desire of all our golf equipment is to play at dwelling if possible. We’re in an ongoing dialogue, now we have spoken with the authorities about the circumstances below which we might restart the Premier League and we’re taking all these under consideration recommendation, “he careworn.last_img read more

‘My Dream’ is theme song for Costa Rica World Cup qualifier

first_imgCurrently living his career dream, My Dream hit maker Nesbeth continues to see his stocks soaring, with his song selected as the current theme song for the upcoming Jamaica vs Costa Rica World Cup qualifier. The Reggae Boyz vs Costa Rica CONCACAF World Cup qualifier will get under way on Friday, March 25, at 7 p.m. inside the National Stadium It will be the third match in the semi-final round of qualifiers for the Jamaicans and the first of back-to-back matches against the South Americans. With the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) looking for maximum attendance at the National Stadium, Nesbeth’s highly revered hit single has been chosen to rally crowd support. “For this game, we are pretty happy that the rising popular artiste Nesbeth is partnering with the federation, with his latest song My Dream, which represents the nation’s dream,” said Janice Rose-Brown, director of operations, PR and events, Jamaica Football Federation, at an InStat software technology media briefing held at the JFF secretariat. “We all know that the theme for the World Cup campaign is, ‘Russia wi seh’, and in that light we know that it is the goal and the dream of the entire nation. Therefore, we are very, very pleased that for this game, because although the overall theme for the campaign is ‘Russia wi seh’, for each particular game, we have specific objectives reflected in whatever themes we choose,” she continued.last_img read more

McKay scrambles for points

first_imgTHE scramble for points to qualify for Jamaica’s combined martial arts team’s 2016 squad continues this weekend with former captain Jason McKay heading to the New York circuit in 14th spot, desperately needing to climb four places up the rankings.The veteran fighter will participate in two of New York’s toughest tournaments in a bid to make up lost ground on fighters who have gained points on the local circuit, in addition to the United States Open in July, as well asvarious championships in Portugal, South Africa, Italy and, most recently, Russia.twin towers startMcKay, whose points tally has been affected by him travelling as a coach five times this season, competing only twice, will start his bid at the 24th Twin Towers Classic International Martial Arts Competition, which features karate, tae kwon do and kung fu open at the Resorts World Casino, Queens, New York, on Saturday.On Sunday, he will be in action at the 20th New York Taekwon-Do Tournament, hosted by Queens Taekwon-Do Center at Queens College Fitzgerald Gymnasium.Queens Taekwon-Do Center is operated by eighth-degree Master Ruben Suarez and is the home of the Carlos brothers, Emmanuel and Julio, a two-time International Taekwon-Do Federation world lightweight sparring champion.”I have only competed twice this year. I won at the New York Legacy Cup and took home bronze from the United States Taekwon-Do Federation Nationals in Boston,” McKay told The Gleaner.”Being the founder and former captain of the team does not exclude me from qualifying like everybody else. I have been sharing duties as coach, but those were my decisions, so I have to get down in the tunnels now,” he added.McKay is aiming to make the squad for a 15th consecutive season.- A.W.last_img read more

Sports Briefs

first_imgPepsi, Colts finals at C’Spring Kingston College will be seeking a unique schoolboy football double today at Constant Spring Oval as the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) competitions will conclude with the Pepsi Under-14 and ‘Colts’ Under-16 competitions. Kingston College will first play Camperdown High in the Under-14 final at 1:30 p.m., before their Under-16 players take on Bridgeport High at 3:15 p.m. Defending champions in the Pepsi Under-14 competition, Kingston College, will be seeking to make it three titles in a row and will start favourites to do so after another perfect season so far where they scored over 50 goals while conceding none. Former head of Peruvian football arrested LIMA, Peru (AP): The former head of the Peruvian football federation, Manuel Burga, has been arrested in the growing FIFA bribery probe. Local television aired images of Burga’s home surrounded by at least four police cars during his Friday-night arrest. Police spokeswoman Veronica Marquez said Saturday that Burga, who headed the Peruvian federation from 2002-2014, was taken to judicial police headquarters in Lima.last_img read more

Points standing

first_imgP W D L GF GA GD Pts1. Arsenal 19 12 3 4 33 18 15 392. Leicester City 19 11 6 2 37 25 12 393. Manchester City 19 11 3 5 37 20 17 364. Tottenham 19 9 8 2 33 15 18 355. Crystal Palace 19 9 4 6 23 16 7 316. Man United 19 8 6 5 22 16 6 307. Liverpool 19 8 6 5 22 22 0 308. West Ham 19 7 8 4 28 23 5 299. Watford 19 8 5 6 24 20 4 2910. Stoke City 19 8 5 6 20 19 1 2911. Everton 19 6 8 5 35 28 7 2612. Southampton 19 6 6 7 26 23 3 2413. West Brom 19 6 5 8 18 24 -6 2314. Chelsea 19 5 5 9 23 29 -6 2015. Norwich City 19 5 5 9 22 32 -10 2016. Bournemouth 19 5 5 9 22 34 -12 2017. Swansea City 19 4 7 8 16 24 -8 1918. Newcastle 19 4 5 10 19 34 -15 1719. Sunderland 19 3 3 13 19 38 -19 1220. Aston Villa 19 1 5 13 15 34 -19 8last_img read more