Adriano Boin Date: 4th March 2020 at 11:18pm
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Atalanta’s Champions League match against at the Mestalla will be played behind closed doors.

Previous reports suggested season ticket holders of the Spanish side would be allowed in the , but that has been ruled out after an announcement by local authorities.

Regional Minister of Public Health Ana Barcelona made it clear that allowing in the stadium was not a viable or practical option.

“The decision to play behind closed doors at the Mestalla is final and irrevocable,” she said at a press conference.

“It isn’t an issue of controlling those who enter the stadium. It is a public health issue that applies to everyone.”

As of now Barcelona- and Sevilla- remain open to fans, while no decision has been made for Getafe-Inter which is scheduled for March 19.

Atalanta lead the tie after an impressive 4-1 victory at the San Siro on February 19.