Crew SC match against Real Salt Lake canceled

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UPDATE: Saturday's match has been canceled as MLS suspends season for 30 days.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) - Columbus Crew SC said Saturday's matchup against Real Salt Lake will continue as scheduled.

The club says it has been closely monitoring COVID-19 to ensure players, staff and fans are staying safe.

MAPFRE Stadium will undergo a detailed cleaning procedure before and after every match or event, and many parts of the stadium, including high-traffic areas, will receive extra cleaning prior to and during Saturday's match, the team shared.

Additionally, Crew SC will have the following protocols in place for the match:

  • Hand sanitizers available in restrooms, guest services and first-aid locations.
  • Attendants in both the men's and women's restrooms to regularly clean surfaces.
  • Non-essential pre-match, halftime and post-match activations will be temporarily postponed.

More on the coronavirus can be found online here.