La Liga will play its next two rounds of fixtures behind closed doors due to coronavirus.

The decision means the league will recommence at the earliest on 5 April.

A statement from La Liga read: “According to the National Sport’s Council (CSD), La Liga matches will be played behind closed doors , from today until at least two rounds of fixtures.

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“La Liga will be in constant contact with the Ministry of Health and the CSD concerning their advice and future decisions.

“Putting the health of the fans, players, club employees and journalists first concerning the health crisis of COVID-19.

“Since a few weeks a go, La Liga has worked on alternative plans to co-ordinate with Uefa in the event that the health authorities postpone any games, putting in place a schedule to play rearranged matches.”

 

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