Portugal’s football league has scrapped plans to welcome fans back into stadiums for the final round of fixtures on Wednesday.
In a statement released on Monday, the Liga Portugal cited the timing and uncertainty surrounding requirements that the country’s health authorities will set out, as well as questions over fairness given only home teams would be allowed fans.
“In today’s meeting, Board members unanimously decided that conditions will not be met for test-pilot events to take place and thus they are not authorising the return of fans,” a Liga Portugal statement read.
“Given the uncertainty remaining about the conditions that health authorities will put in place, it would be impossible to prepare an implementation plan just one day before the games take place.
“This important reason is also compounded by the fact that the penultimate round of games did not have any fans in the…