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Juventus-Napoli Game likely to be postponed after COVID-19 chaos, admits FIGC chief



  Juventus’ giant Serie A face with Napoli on Sunday is more likely to be delay after the fixture was hit into chaos by the COVID-19.

 The health authorities have stopped Napoli from travelling to Turin because of a possible Coronavirus pandemic outbreak follow 2 players, Piotr Zielinski and Eljif Elmas, tested positive(+).

 A member of the Club's staff has also tested positive, as have 2 staff members at Juventus. Regardless Gennaro Gattuso’s team not being permitted to travel, on Saturday, Juventus announced publicly that their Squad would take to the field regardless.

  Juventus Club announces that the First eleven will take to the field for the (Juventus - Napoli) match today (Sunday) at 20:45, as anticipated by the Serie A League schedule.

  A press release from league confirmed: "The Lega Serie A confirms that the Juventus-Napoli game, on the third matchday of the league TIM, remains timeline for Oct 4 at 8.45pm". Now, the management of the league says a delay is the probably outcome.

 Pietro Lo Monaco, an (FIGC) Italian football federation  council member, said on Radio Kiss Kiss: "We're moving towards this track. Juve-Napoli match will be delay to a date to be determined. The guidelines is clear.

 The ability impact on the league title race is clear, with Napoli one of the regular contenders to dethrone perennial champions Juventus in recent seasons.

  Napoli strove to a seventh-place finish last season however, having begun the new season in good form, scoring 8 goals without reply in their two league matches so far.

  Napoli beat Juventus on penalties shot out to win the Coppa Italia final in June, while each side won their respective home Serie A league pop fixture before pandemic lockdown last season.

  Juventus won 4-3 in August 2019 due to a stoppage-time Koulibaly own-goal after Napoli had come back from 3 goals down, with Gennaro Gattuso's side gaining revenge with a 2-1 victory in the return fixture. 

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