The Latest: Napoli not traveling to Turin for Juventus game

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Napoli’s players celebrate Piotr Zielinski’s goal during the Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Genoa at the San Paolo Stadium in Naples, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (Alessandro Garofalo/LaPresse via AP)

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Napoli is not to traveling to Turin for its scheduled match against Juventus later Sunday after local health authorities ordered the squad into quarantine.

However, league authorities and Juventus have indicated the game should go ahead, raising the prospect of Napoli being handed a 3-0 loss by the league judge for failing to show.

Two Napoli players have tested positive for the coronavirus and the entire team has been tested constantly after Napoli played Genoa last weekend. More than 20 Genoa players and staff members have tested positive.

Genoa’s match at Torino on Saturday was postponed.

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