LaLiga postpones competition after Real Madrid quarantined due to coronavirus fears

LaLiga also added that the said decision will be re-evaluated after the quarantine period decreed to the clubs is completed

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Mar 12, 2020 7:20 PM
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The men's professional football division of the Spanish football league system LaLiga has decided to suspend the next two matchdays after the quarantine of Real Madrid. The official release sent by the system says: 

"Given the circumstances that are coming to light this morning, referring to the quarantine established in Real Madrid and the possible cases in players from other clubs, LaLiga considers it appropriate to continue to the next phase of the protocol of action against COVID-19. As a result, in accordance with the measures established in Royal Decree 664/1997 of May 12, it agrees to postpone at least the next two match days."

LaLiga also added that the said decision will be re-evaluated after the quarantine period decreed to the clubs is completed and other resultant situations that arise are dealt with. 

LaLiga, as organizer of the competition, has proceeded to communicate its decision to the Spanish football federation (RFEF), the High Sports Council (CSD) and the Clubs.

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