Italy’s Serie A matches will be played without fans attending the games as the deadly coronavirus outbreak hit the country.

All sports events can only be held closed to the fans in the country until April 3, according to the government’s decree on Wednesday.

Instead of suspending the events amid the coronavirus outbreak, the Italian football federation decided that the matches will be played without fans.

Italian Cup semi-final matches, Juventus vs AC Milan, and Napoli vs Inter Milan, were already delayed due to the coronavirus fears in the country.

Italy has become the worst-hit country in Europe by

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