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Frosinone claims one point despite the COVID outbreak

Sun 27 December 2020 | 22:35

Alessandro Nesta’s Frosinone pulled out one point against Pordenone in Serie B with only 14 players available on their squad.

The Ciociari

played against

Pordenone

on Sunday despite having 14 players out of action as they were tested positive for COVID.

Alessandro Nesta

had three goalkeepers and eleven players in hand so he wasn’t able to make more than one change during the game.

The

FIGC protocols

state a game can be held if a team has 13 players available, including one goalkeeper.

Each club, however, can use a ‘jolly’ and ask to postpone one match even if they have more than 13 players available to play.

Frosinone decided to play the game and managed a draw.

Pordenone’s Davide Diaw took the lead in the first half, while Piotr Parzyszek equalized the game after 84 minutes.

Today the team played a great game,

” Nesta said at a press conference after the game.

“I simply tried to convey serenity and trust to my players. I see these guys every day, I knew they could play with quality. I am happy because the group continues to grow. We are stronger and more aware than what we used to be. We need to follow this way, with enthusiasm and self-belief.”


source: SportMob