Coronavirus: Olympiakos v Wolves in Europa League behind closed doors


Olympiakos beat Arsenal with a last-minute goal in extra time to reach the last 16

Wolves’ Europa League last-16 first-leg match at Olympiakos on Thursday will be played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The Greek government announced on Sunday that all professional sports events for the next two weeks will be played without spectators.

On Monday, Uefa confirmed the fixture will be played without fans. Wolves had sold 1,000 tickets for the match.

Uefa has joined the Premier League in banning pre-match handshakes.

Also on Monday, officials in Italy announced that all sport was to be suspended until at least 3 April because of coronavirus.



BBC News

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