Torino's clash with Sassuolo postponed due to COVID-19 cases

Rising COVID-19 cases in the Torino squad have led to suspension of training.

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Daniele Baselli is one of the seven Torino players who have tested positive for COVID-19.   -  Getty Images

Torino's Serie A clash with Sassuolo has been postponed due to seven players testing positive for COVID-19 at the club, the league confirmed on Thursday.

The match, originally scheduled for Friday, has been moved to March 17 after eight cases were discovered in total at the Turin club.

Midfielder Daniele Baselli said he was one of the positive cases, but the other six players have not been named.

Rising case numbers in the Torino squad this week had led to training being suspended.

Torino is 17th in the Serie A standings, five points above the relegation zone, while Sassuolo is eighth on 35 points.

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