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Atletico Madrid Pre-season Match Against Juventus in Israel Cancelled Over Security

Last Updated: August 06, 2022, 20:22 IST

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone (AFP Image)

Atletico Madrid supervisor Diego Simeone (AFP Image)

The match was as a consequence of happen on the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv on Sunday however a renewed surge in hostilities in the area prompted the promoters Comtec Group to name it off.

The pre-season pleasant between Spanish aspect Atletico Madrid and Italian giants Juventus which was scheduled to happen in Israel this weekend has been cancelled due to “security” issues, the 2 groups introduced on Saturday.

The match was as a consequence of happen on the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv on Sunday however a renewed surge in hostilities in the area prompted the promoters Comtec Group to name it off.

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“Due to the latest developments, the friendly between Atletico Madrid and Juventus, scheduled in Israel, has been cancelled,” mentioned Juventus in a press release.

“Due to the current security situation, Comtec Group announces that the match between Atletico Madrid and Juventus, scheduled for tomorrow, Sunday 7 August at Bloomfield Stadium, will not be played.”

Israel hit Gaza with air strikes on Saturday and a Palestinian militant group retaliated with a barrage of rocket fireplace, in the territory’s worst escalation of violence since final 12 months.

Juventus begin their Serie A marketing campaign with a house tie in opposition to Sassuolo on August 15 whereas Diego Simeone’s Atletico play their La Liga opener in opposition to Getafe the identical day.

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