Austrian Bundesliga to resume on June 2

VIENNA: that of Austria Bundesliga , the country's professional soccer league, will resume on June 2 and will hold matches every three days to eliminate the delay accumulated during the coronavirus closing, the league's executive director Christian Ebenbauer he said Wednesday.

The government gave the green light Tuesday for the league to resume and after a club meeting on Wednesday, Ebenbauer said it would resume four days after the Austrian Cup final on May 29.

Today is a good day, Ebenbauer said in a video statement. I am glad to announce that under the current status quo and if things remain as they are soccer will return to the pitch on May 29. We will start with the OFB Uniqa Cup on May 29 and a couple of days later, on June 2 , the Tipico Bundesliga will continue.

The high-flying teams returned to training on April 20, with players divided into small groups. Full training will resume on May 15, and players will be evaluated before each match.

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To complete the match schedule before the first week of July, matches will be held every three days.

The Austrian Football Federation's (OFB) cup final will see Red Bull Salzburg, the Bundesliga champions who are currently second in the league, face second division Austria Lustenau.