The opening match of the first round of the Russian Premier League (RPL) “Rostov” – “Dynamo” on July 23 will be held without spectators. The decision was made in accordance with the decree of the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova and the requirement of the department’s management in the Rostov region.
“On July 22, on the basis of the decision of the chief sanitary doctor of Russia and the requirement of the Rospotrebnadzor administration in the Rostov region, it was decided to hold the first match of the 2021/22 season Rostov – Dynamo without spectators,” the RPL website says. the procedure for admitting spectators to other matches of the round is also determined by the regional departments of Rospotrebnadzor. “
RPL notes that it does not receive all the information from Rospotrebnadzor in advance, “despite official requests and the fact that the clubs began selling tickets for the first round games in advance.” “We express the hope that Rospotrebnadzor will take into account the issue of spectators’ comfort and promptly inform the League and clubs about their decisions, as well as explain them in detail,” the message says.
The first RPL match of the 2021/22 season will be held on July 23 in Rostov-on-Don. The season will end next May. Some stadiums in Russia, in particular “Spartak” and CSKA Moscow, will be able to let fans in using the QR code system. The attendance of matches at these venues can exceed 500 people.
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