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No games for Serie A til April 3

US Sassuolo v Brescia Calcio - Serie A Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

Lot’s of news involving coronavirus as domestic leagues and European competitions have cancelled matches or are putting them behind closed doors. Atlanta United made a signing. Nations League puts Mexico in a better billing than the USMNT.

Seattle

Sports are usually about diversion, fellowship and, above all, joy. In the midst of a health crisis, that dynamic is much more complicated. In Seattle, a soccer match during the coronavirus feels both routine and extraordinary - The Washington Post

MLS

Figures around the league like to make glorious predictions of the future. But the competition is successful enough in its own right. MLS to become bigger than baseball? Why the need for comparison? | Football | The Guardian

Amid the coronavirus threat, MLS, the NBA, MLB and NHL issued a joint statement limiting pregame and postgame access in locker rooms to players and essential staff. MLS closes team locker rooms to media amid coronavirus concerns | Pro Soccer USA

Atlanta United made officially Monday morning the acquisition of forward JJ Williams, who was previously on loan with Birmingham Legion FC. JJ Williams signed by Atlanta United after Josef Martinez's knee injury prompts search | MLSsoccer.com

USA

CONCACAF released the schedule for the final two rounds of the inaugural edition of the Nations League. United States Mexico get Nations League schedules for semifinal final

“It’s a tremendous opportunity that stands in front of us, and a chance for us to have a positive rhetoric on the men’s side of U.S. Soccer,” Kreis said. Kreis: U.S. U-23 side can "put a flag down" for USMNT

Julie Ertz proved she’s the USWNT’s most important player against Spain. Julie Ertz stars for USWNT vs. Spain in SheBelieves Cup - SBNation.com

World

We don’t really know for how long, but the Italian prime minister has made an important ruling. OFFICIALLY OFFICIAL: Serie A play has been suspended - Black & White & Read All Over

All sports in Italy were expected to be halted Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak, including games in the country’s top football division. Serie A, all sport in Italy halted due to coronavirus outbreak

Police have announced that PSG’s Champions League clash with Borussia Dortmund will be played behind closed doors due to coronavirus fears. Coronavirus PSG-Dortmund Champions League clash to be played behind closed doors

As coronavirus continues to affect sporting events across the world, BBC Sport looks at the key questions about what lies ahead for the Premier League. Coronavirus and Premier League: Key questions about what lies ahead - BBC Sport

There is “no rationale” to postponing sporting events in Britain because of coronavirus, according to the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. Coronavirus: ‘No rationale’ for cancelling sport events in the UK - government - BBC Sport

Wolves’ Europa League last-16 first leg at Olympiakos on Thursday will be played behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak. Coronavirus: Olympiakos v Wolves in Europa League behind closed doors - BBC Sport

The EFL has told the government that some clubs fear going out of business if games have to be played behind closed doors. EFL clubs fear for future if coronavirus forces behind-closed-doors games | Football | The Guardian

Situation set to worsen. Premier League expecting to take football behind closed doors due to coronavirus - We Ain't Got No History

Leeds are homing in on a Premier League return, and it is hard to know just what the top flight will make of their unique and brilliant Argentinian manager. Marcelo Bielsa: a method actor in football’s theatre of the absurd | Football | The Guardian

Ronaldinho is adapting quickly to life in a Paraguayan jail but his lawyers are hopeful he may soon be released into house arrest. Ronaldinho ‘in good spirits,’ enjoying company - prison warden

What’s on TV?

1:00 PM - Valencia v. Atalanta - UEFA Champions League - Galavision, B/R Live

1:00 PM - RB Leipzig v. Tottenham Hotspur - UEFA Champions League - TNT, TUDN, B/R Live

5:00 PM - Montreal Impact v. CD Olimpia - Concacaf Champions League - FS1, TUDN

8:00 PM - Toluca v. Tijuana - Copa MX - ESPN Deportes