This is the fourth meeting postponed from Thursday evening.
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Asvel is facing a wave of contaminations. Undermined by the positive cases of Covid-19, and in difficulty since the start of the season, Villeurbanne will not face Bayern Munich in the Euroleague on Thursday. Asvel announced that the meeting was postponed for health reasons.
– LDLC ASVEL (@LDLCASVEL) December 28, 2021
“Due to the very large number of positive cases for covid-19 within the professional workforce of LDLC Asvel, the match counting for the 18th day of the regular season against Bayern Munich, initially scheduled for Thursday at the Astroballe, has been officially postponed“, indicates the club of Tony Parker in a press release.
Four players and four members of the management have tested positive in recent days, the reigning French champion had revealed the day before. The latter had also unsuccessfully requested the postponement of his match against Limoges, finally lost narrowly (85-83) with only two interiors available on the floor.
Three other matches of this 18th Euroleague day have been postponed: Fenerbahçe – Real Madrid, Olympiakos – CSKA Moscow and Milan – Berlin initially scheduled for Wednesday.