Torino Lodge Appeal With Judge Regarding Abandoned Match Against Lazio

Torino have lodged a complaint with the Sporting Judge regarding their abandoned Serie A clash against Lazio yesterday.

According to a report from Italian broadcaster Sky Sports Italia (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, the Granata’s complaint refers to article 55 of the NOIF (or Internal organizational rules of the FIGC), which relates to the ‘failure to attend the match due to force Majeure.

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Torino have released a statement regarding their complaint, saying:

Torino Football Club, assisted and defended by the lawyer Eduardo Chiacchio, announces that it has filed a pre-announcement of appeal with the Sports Judge of the Lega Serie A regarding the causes of force majeure that prevented the match Lazio-Torino from being played.

Torino’s squad has been ravaged by the English variant of Covid-19, causing eight players to test positive and be stuck in quarantine.

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The Granata’s match against Sassuolo on the weekend was already postponed due to the situation, meaning that it was against Lega Serie A’s rules to postpone a second consecutive match.

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