Coronavirus: La Liga Matches To Be Played Behind Closed Doors For Two Weeks

Matches in Spain’s top two divisions will be played behind closed doors for at least the next two weeks because of coronavirus concerns.

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The change will take effect from Tuesday, with fans now banned from the game between Eibar and Real Sociedad.

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La Liga acted on guidance from Spain’s ministry of health and the country’s sports council.

This announcement is coming days after Italian football governing body suspended the league due to the outbreak of the deadly virus in the country.

Some Champions League matches are also set to be played behind closed doors to prevent spread of the virus.