Italian Series C club Pro Piacenza was kicked out of the league after losing 20 -0 to Cuneo football club and failing to pay their players since August 2018.
Pro Piacenza is in financial problems, as a result, they were unable to pay their players their salary since August. The players went on strike and did not travel for the game against Cuneo. This move forced the team to used few people they could gather together in short time. They used 7 players instead of 11. 6 players from their Youth team and their club masseuse because the senior team went on strike due to lack of wages.
The Italian football federation (FIGC) issued an indefinite ban to Pro Piacenza and fined the club 20,000 Euros.