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Coronavirus outbreak: PSG's game at Strasbourg postponed

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PSG are top of Ligue 1 while Strasbourg are 10th

Paris St-Germain's Ligue 1 game at Strasbourg, which was scheduled for Saturday, has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

It is France's first top-flight game to be called off, with 613 people testing positive and nine deaths in the country as of Friday evening.

No details have been given on when the rearranged game will take place.

Other sporting events in the country have been affected including the Paris Marathon and the Paris-Nice cycling.

"Following an order from the Bas-Rhin authorities concerning the spread of the coronavirus, the meeting is postponed," PSG saidexternal-link in a statement.

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced that all schools and nurseries in the departments of l'Oise, in the north, and le Haut-Rhin, in the north-east, will be closed for two weeks from Monday.

The local authorities added: "The arrival of 26,000 at the Stade de la Meinau, a quarter of which would come from the Haut-Rhin region, is likely to promote the spread of Covid-19."

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 7th March 2020

  • AngersAngers2NantesNantes0
  • DijonDijon2ToulouseToulouse1
  • MetzMetz2NîmesNîmes1
  • NiceNice2MonacoMonaco1
  • ReimsReims1BrestBrest0

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1PSG27222375245168
2Marseille28168441291256
3Rennes2714583324947
4Lille2714493427746
5Reims28101172621541
6Nice2811894138341
7Lyon27117942261640
8Montpellier2711793529640
9Monaco28117104444040
10Angers28116112833-539
11Strasbourg27115113232038
12Nantes28114132831-337
13Bordeaux279993933636
14Brest28810103437-334
15Metz28810102735-834
16Dijon2879122737-1030
17Saint-Étienne2785142844-1629
18Nîmes2876152944-1527
19Amiens28411133150-1923
20Toulouse2834212258-3613
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