The Corona Virus is now starting to affect world sporting events, on Monday the Prime Minister announced that all sports be suspended until April.

On Tuesday, Austria’s Health Minister Rudolf Anschober has recommended that all outdoor events of more than 500 people won’t be allowed in the country until the middle of next month.


Manchester United are to play the Austrian league leaders away from home on Thursday with the return fixture at Old Trafford in two weeks time.

“Following a statement from Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Health Minister Anschober; Interior Minister Nehammer, we ask your patience at this time and more information will be available soon,” the Austrian club announced on Twitter.

“Health Minister Anschober says that football matches will still go ahead meaning that no @EuropaLeague or @OEFBL games will be cancelled, but may be played behind closed doors. More information as the situation develops.”