Milan, 25. November 20, 2020 (AFP) – Brescia lost its fourth round match in the Italian Cup at Empoli on Wednesday due to a coronavirus outbreak in the northern squad.
The Lombardy side said in a statement that « after the smears taken on Tuesday and today (Wednesday) some members of the group were positive ». .
« Given the situation, the club have decided to lose the away game to prevent an outbreak from spreading within the team group that could jeopardize the continuation of the Serie B championship. «
As a result, Brescia lost the game 3-0 and Serie B rivals advanced to the final 16 where they will face defending champions Napoli in January.
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