Adriano Boin Date: 14th October 2020 at 5:51pm
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Juventus have been given a 3-0 victory by default over Napoli, who were also docked a point, after the Disciplinary Commission handed down their ruling on Wednesday.

The Azzurri didn’t travel to Turin for their Matchday 3 contest back on October 4 after Piotr Zielinski and tested positive for COVID-19.

Napoli’s decision came after they were banned from travelling by the local health authority – ASL – which told the team to self-isolate.

However the Bianconeri and the pointed out this did not require them pulling out of the match as the existing COVID-19 protocol agreed on by all clubs took this into consideration.

Although the ASL can overrule the Serie A protocol, it was decided there wasn’t enough to prevent them from playing as a match must go on if 13 players – including one goalkeeper – are available.

As a the Disciplinary Commission have come down hard on Napoli, staying there was no reason for them to miss the fixture and as a result they have been docked a point and handed the 3-0 victory by default.

Napoli are expected to appeal the decision.