Wednesday’s Premier League matchup between Manchester City and Arsenal has been postponed due to concerns regarding the coronavirus.
According to a press release from Man City, the decision to postpone the game “has been taken as a precautionary measure on medical advice, after it emerged that personnel from Arsenal FC have come into contact with the Olympiacos owner, Evangelos Marinakis, who has been named as a positive case of COVID-19.”
It’s the first Premier League match that has been postponed due to the coronavirus, though other competitions have been directly impacted.
Italy has suspended all sporting events until at least April 3, including Serie A games, while Spain’s La Liga matches will take place in front of empty stadiums, devoid of spectators. Continue reading