Coppa Italia Semi-Final Fixtures Have Been Postponed, As A Result Of The Coronavirus Outbreak in Italy.

The return-leg of the Coppa Italia semi-final fixture between Juventus and AC Milan scheduled for Wednesday and Napoli Vs Inter Milan scheduled for Thursday, have both been postponed indefinitely amid the Coronavirus outbreak in italy...

The match which was earlier scheduled to be play behind closed doors, has now been postponed to a date yet to be decided.

The Italian FA reached the decision to postpone the match after several reports saying that 27 people had died of the life threatening illness in Italy in 24 hours, bringing the number of deaths in the country to 79.

The first-leg of the tie which was played 13th February, ended 1-1 at the San Siro staduim, with Ante Rebic scoring the first goal for Milan, and Cristiano Ronaldo equalizing for Juventus through a late penalty.

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This won't be the first time a match would be cancelled in italy, as 6 seriaA games were cancelled last weekend because of the deadly virus, which has found it's way to three regions, 'Lombardy, Veneto and Emilia Romagna' , plus two provinces.

Meanwhile, the other Coppa Italia semi-final fixture between Napoli and Inter Milan which was scheduled to be played tomorrow at the Stadio Sao Paolo, has also been postponed, with a date yet to be fixed.

Napoli had won the first leg 1-0 away at the San Siro last month, with Fabián Ruiz scoring the only goal in the match.

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