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Cagliari president Cellino angry with Serie A chiefs: It's not just Juve-Inter

Cagliari president Massimo Cellino has hit out at Lega Serie A over the postponing of games.

Cellino has accused the authorities of only focusing on the Derby d'Italia.

He said, “I tried to limit the damage but it was already done. The decision was made to play behind closed doors and instead, 10 hours before, all the games were postponed.

“But the problem was only Juve-Inter. What mortifies me is that there are 20 teams in Serie A, not just two.

“If you continue to work for only two teams the problem becomes very serious. I was told we couldn't transmit Juve-Inter behind closed doors because we would've given the message that Italy had a problem.

“However, if the problem is there, it's futile to hide it. Andrea Agnelli was ready to play on Sunday behind closed doors. The problem stems from a distorted vision of Italy from abroad.

“Inter's Europa League match had already been held behind closed doors, and this is the least damaging solution, instead of hoping to find a solution to the virus as quickly as possible.

“It's bad for both teams to play behind closed doors, but it's the lesser of two evils."

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