Due to coronavirus pandemic situations, Barcelona and PSG canceled training and recommended the players to stay at home.
Barca cancels training following the recommendation from the RFEF
Barca and PSG canceled all training sessions and instructed the players to stay at home as authorities continue to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Blaugrana team reported training on Friday but were sent home. Following a recommendation from the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) regarding Covid-19 containment procedures. La Liga has already rescheduled for two weeks, and the next week the whole round of 16 Champions League ties was called out. Which included Barcelona against Napoli and Manchester City against Real Madrid. Major football leagues across Europe follow the same procedures. Premier League, Serie A, and League 1 close the shop amid several positive tests for players and staff.
LFP interrupts all matches
The first team of Barcelona been told to isolate themselves after they saw that their schedule pushed back. The Club published the following official statement on social networks. Given the health situation and according to the recommendations of the Club’s medical staff. The first-team suspended all activities until further notice “The famous La Masia club academy has been forced to close its doors for the same 15 day period as the senior staff. All Barcelona B fixtures were canceled before further notice. PSG representatives also suspended the training of the first team. Just two days after their triumph in the Champions League over Borussia Dortmund.
The squad of Thomas Tuchel on Wednesday night defeated the German outfit 2-0 on the empty Parc des Princes to advance to the quarterfinals of 3-2 in total. On Saturday. PSG were supposed to be at home at Stade Reims. Still, Ligue de Football Professional (LFP) decided to interrupt all matches after attending an emergency meeting of the board of directors. The governing body of French football explained this decision by saying, today. It is necessary to contain the epidemic, protect the most vulnerable, and avoid displacement. It has been reported that the euro could be pushed back to 2021, and all 12 countries intend to host the tournament. Which is currently affected by the coronavirus crisis.