Getafe will not travel to Milan for Today’s Europa League match against Inter due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, even if it means losing the tie, the Spanish club’s president has said.
The region of Lombardy, where Milan is located, is at the epicentre of Europe’s worst coronavirus outbreak which has prompted the Italian government to impose a nationwide lockdown.
The match at San Siro is due to be played with no fans in attendance.
“The Spanish government, which is what we have to follow, has banned return flights between Spain and Italy,” Getafe president Angel Torres told Onda Cero radio.
Italy, which has the highest number of reported cases outside of China, has more than 10,000 infections and 631 deaths.