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Fiorentina-Roma game to be rescheduled due to risk

IANS
Apr 25, 2013 at 02:32pm IST

Rome: Serie A administrators insist that the Fiorentina's home match against AS Roma May 4 should be rescheduled to avoid risks. The game at Stadio Artemio Franchi was originally meant to be played Saturday May 4 at 19:45 GMT, reports Xinhua.

But Lega Calcio officials Wednesday released a statement insisting that the match timings be changed in view of past incidents of clashes between the fans of the two teams.

"The game is at risk with regard to public order," it read. "The rivalry between the two sets of supporters has already resulted in fierce clashes in the past.

Fiorentina-Roma game to be rescheduled due to risk

Game timings were changed fearing fierce clash between the fans of two teams during he evening kick-off.

"Critically, that will be accentuated with an evening kick off," it said.

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