Serie A call off five games including Juventus vs. Inter Milan

Serie A have called off five fixtures this weekend including Juventus vs. Inter Milan because of fears over coronavirus.

The other games are Udinese vs. Fiorentina, Milan vs. Genoa, Parma vs. SPAL and Sassuolo vs. Brescia.

A number of sporting events in the north of the country have been cancelled over the past two weeks due to the virus having affected numerous victims, with 12 fatalities at the time of writing.

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Originally, the top of the table clash between Juve and Inter was scheduled to be played behind closed doors, but it has now been cancelled altogether with the fixture rearranged for May 13.

Juventus confirmed the news on Twitter, saying the measure had been taking “in compliance with the “Urgent measures for the containment and management of the epidemiological emergency of COVID-19″.”

As it stands Lazio vs. Bologna and Napoli vs. Torino will go ahead on Saturday as scheduled.

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