Austria's Bundesliga to resume match fixtures on June 2

Austria's Bundesliga have announced to resume its season on June 2, after two months on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The league organizers revealed that all matches will held behind closed doors every three days to catch up and possibly end the current league campaign by the first week of July.
"It's a big step for all of us, and it's important that the ball gets rolling on the pitch again," Austrian Football League president Christian Ebenbauer told a press conference after a meeting with clubs.
Full training is scheduled  to start this Friday, having previously only been allowed with a limited number of players on the training pitch. Players are also expected to undergo regular tests for the virus.
In the case of a positive result, the squad member affected will go on a compulsory 14-day quarantine and the rest of the team squad will have to be re-tested.
Mean while “RB Salzburg” will battle second-division Austria “Lustenau”  in the Austrian Cup final to be held on May 29, Ebenbauer also said.
The Austrian Bundesliga has ten rounds left of the season, with Linz's LASK currently leading three points ahead of RB Salzburg, who have won the title for the last six years.
So far Austria has reported close to 16,000 COVID-19 cases to date, with 624 deaths and more than 14,300 people having recovered from the disease.
The country with population of over 8.8 million people was one of the first in mid-April to begin easing its strict coronavirus lockdown imposed in mid-March and so far has not witnessed a significant increase in infections after the measures were relaxed.
Football leagues are gradually re-starting across Europe, with Germany's Bundesliga returning on Saturday and Italy's Serie A eyeing a June 13 restart.

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