Serie A season to start on September 19

The upcoming edition of the Serie A will begin on September 19 and will feature a shorter Christmas break than usual.


Juventus won its ninth straight Serie A title last week.   -  Reuters

The next Serie A season will start on September 19, one week later than originally planned, the Italian league said in a statement on Monday.

The league said the decision “confirms the preference already expressed ... by the majority of the clubs in a meeting dedicated to this topic.”

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The 2019-2020 season ended on Sunday, having been interrupted for three months between March and June by of the coronavirus pandemic.

There will also be a shorter Christmas break than usual and matches will be played on both January 3 and January 6.

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