Conor Clancy Date: 5th March 2020 at 4:21pm
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Atalanta’s Champions League last 16 second leg against Valencia at Mestalla will be played behind closed doors.

It had been reported that fans wouldn’t be allowed to attend the game for a number of days, with measures being taken to control the coronavirus’ spread across Europe.

UEFA have now confirmed that the game won’t have supporters – neither from Atalanta nor Valencia – present.

In a statement on Thursday afternoon, Atalanta confirmed that the match will is going ahead as scheduled – with regards to date, time and location – but that fans will not be granted access.

Atalanta hold a 4-1 lead from the first leg at the Stadio San Siro.