The last 20 minutes (plus possible added time) of Udinese-Roma, the match of the 32nd day of the championship, will be played on April 25 at 8 p.m., suspended last Sunday at the 26th minute of the second half due to a serious illness. of Giallorossi player Evan N'Dicka. This was announced by the Lega Serie A. A decision to which the Giallorossi club reacted with regret for this choice. In fact, the Romans have an important match against Bayer Leverkusen coming up. “AS Roma, with its European results and four consecutive semi-finals, contributed to the UEFA ranking and therefore to the fifth place of Italian teams in the next Champions League like few other clubs – reports the Giallorossi note – Despite That, Serie A League President Lorenzo Casini today approved an unfair decision that will force Roma to face disadvantaged Bayer Leverkusen. This represents a clear step backwards for the entire Italian football system. »

The Lega Serie A explained

In the press release, the League explains that “taking into account Roma's request to play on Saturday April 27 with Naples and thus postpone the recovery of the 18 minutes of the interrupted match against Udinese until at least mid-May , she urgently convened the League council today. . The Council confirmed the application of Article 30(3) of the Lega Serie A statute, which provides that the resumption of interrupted matches, as in the case of Udinese-Roma, must be carried out within 15 days following the interruption. . “The recovery of the remaining minutes of the match in question will therefore take place on April 25 at 8 p.m., the first date available within the 15 days provided for by the Statute and at a time facilitating the organization of the away match for the visitors. club”. “The date of the Naples-Roma match – concludes the note – will therefore be set taking into account the needs expressed by AS Roma”.

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