Football clubs in Russia are allowed to organize the warm-up matches

Football clubs in Russia are allowed to organize the warm-up matches

8 June 2020, 18:21SportPhoto:
Russian football clubs were allowed to hold the warm-up matches at a time of the preparation for the continuation of the Premier League season, but club management would need to coordinate the games with the regional authorities.

The Russian Football Championship is planned to resume from June 19 two days earlier from the previously announced deadline. Football players are already preparing for the games. The first friendly match on Sunday was played in a draw between Lokomotiv and Dynamo. Rospotrebnadzor previously also allowed fans to attend the stadium, but the occupancy of the stands should not be more than 10%.

“Now a lot of work is being done to restore the championship. Clubs decide how best to resume training. They can hold test matches, but for this they will have to get permission from the local authorities”, - Interfax quotes the Secretary General of the Russian Football Union Alexander Alayev.

Championship games were suspended on round 22 due to the coronavirus epidemic. In the first place in the standings so far St. Petersburg Zenith with 50 points. The second and third place are shared by Lokomotiv and Krasnodar. Teams scored 41 points. On the fourth line in the Rostov standings with 38 points. Closes the five leaders of CSKA, which has 36 points.

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