Italy’s Serie A did not need the English Premier League to have all of the glory on Thursday.
The identical day the Premier League introduced it should return amid the coronavirus pandemic on June 17 with a pair of fixtures, Italy sports activities minister Vincenzo Spadafora confirmed his nation’s top-flight competitors is ready to renew play on June 20.
Per Omnisport and Yahoo Sports activities, Spadafora stated:
“Italy is beginning up once more and it’s only proper that soccer does, too.
“The league resumes on June 20 — I’ve already consulted with prime minister (Giuseppe) Conte. I hope we are able to full the Coppa Italia within the week from June 13 to 20. It will be a sign to the advantage of all Italians, given it is the competitors proven on public service [television].
“My want is coming true for the entire world of sport to start out once more on the identical time. We deny the story that I had any reservations concerning the world of soccer.”
Nearly all of Serie A golf equipment had 12 matchdays remaining on their home calendars when the season was halted in March because of the devastating virus outbreak.
Juventus are on 63 factors and one level forward of Lazio atop the desk. Atalanta are three factors forward of Roma for the ultimate out there Champions League berth, with Napoli in sixth and 6 factors again of Roma.
Brescia (16 factors) and SPAL (18 factors) are prone to be relegated. Each Lecce and Genoa are on 25 factors, with Sampdoria on 26, Torino on 27 and Udinese on 28.