UEFA plans that Barcelona-Naples not be played at the Camp Nou due to outbreaks in Catalonia
The outbreaks of coronavirus in Spain could modify the plans for the second leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League that faces the Barcelona with the Naples. The UEFA studies that the clash is not played at the Camp Nou and that it is held in Portugal.
According to the Portuguese newspaper O Jogo a few days ago, UEFA has prepared the Estadio do Dragao, in Porto, and the Don Alfonso Henriques Stadium, in Vitoria de Guimaraes, in case they were forced to host a game there.
RAC1 has reported that UEFA has already addressed the Health Department of the Generalitat to ask for guarantees of the dispute of a game that is scheduled for Saturday, August 8 at 9:00 p.m. Later it was known that the the body’s response has been to ensure that the match could be played without complications. Both are preparing the operation so that the clash can be played at the Camp Nou safely.
Catalonia has registered until this Wednesday 93,361 positive cases of coronaviruses confirmed by diagnostic test, 969 more than on Tuesday’s count, as reported by the Ministry of Health of the Generalitat in a statement.
The city of Barcelona has registered 19,798 cases since the start of the pandemic until now, 239 more than on balance sheet on Tuesday.