Lazio Risk a 6-Point Penalty as a Result of Inconsistent Covid-19 Tests Trial

Lazio risk being given a six-point penalty as a result of their inconsistent Covid-19 test result trial.

According to a report from Italian newspaper Il Messaggero (via LazioNews24) earlier today, the Federal Prosecutor’s Office will ask for the Biancocelesti to be given a penalty of six points as a result of their actions regarding the inconsistent Covid-19 test results from earlier this season.

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31-year-old Italian striker Ciro Immobile tested positive for the contagion in UEFA’s tests on the 28th October, but then tested negative a few days later and was fielded against Torino on the 1st November. The player was then ruled out of the match against Juventus on the 8th November, creating confusion.

Lazio claim that they followed all the protocols and were given the proper authorization to include Immobile on the squad list.

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The Biancocelesti’s first hearing was due to be held yesterday morning but the club requested a postponement due to president Claudio Lotito’s other commitments. The new appointment is now on the 26th March.

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