Vito Doria Date: 10th March 2020 at 5:49pm
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The Champions League Round of 16 second leg between Barcelona and Napoli will be played behind closed doors when the two sides face each other in mid-March.

Serie A action has been suspended until April 3 due to the latest Coronavirus outbreak, which has been affecting Italy in particular, but Italian clubs are still allowed to participate in European competitions and precautions are being taken.

Barcelona announced on their Twitter account: “The Champions League match scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, between FC Barcelona and Napoli, will be played at Camp Nou behind closed doors.”

As things currently stand, the aggregate score is 1-1 and Barcelona would progress on the away goals rule. Napoli must win or be involved in a high-scoring of at least 2-2 to reach the quarter-finals.

Despite the majority of reported cases being in the north of Italy, the whole nation is in lockdown as it continues to struggle with the spread of the Coronavirus.