The Continental Hockey League (KHL) club Riga “Dinamo” will not be able to accommodate more than 1000 fans in the first two regular season home games at “Arena Riga” due to Covid-19 restrictions, Biļešu Serviss reports. Content will continue after the ad Advertising The Riga Club will start the season on September 3, hosting the Nursultan “Baris” unit at home. Meanwhile, two days later, the “Dynamics” will meet with the Helsinki “Jokerit” team, to which the Rigans already gave up in the test game held on Thursday.Spectators will be measured body temperature before entering the arena, but visitors with elevated temperatures will be denied entry. It is recommended to use nose and face masks in the premises of “Arena Riga”, but more than two people will not be allowed to sit next to each other, the “Biļešu Serviss” website emphasizes.The portal “Delfi” has already written about various challenges that await the Riga unit during this season. The club’s press secretary Jānis Stepītis predicted that the number of spectators will probably increase during the season. At present, 1000 people can gather indoors in Latvia, which exceeds 1000 square meters.“If the situation does not get worse, then probably this number will increase,” Stepītis mentioned. “Russian cities are different, the number of spectators will depend on the percentage of the hall – 10% elsewhere, 25% elsewhere. Tickets for test matches are also sold in Finland, so there will be some number of spectators here.” The club will experience some isolation during the season, with hockey players being separated from other people in both hockey arenas and hotels.The Riga club continues the season by hosting the hockey players of the Moscow region “Vitjazj” on September 8, and on September 11 by meeting with the “Neftehimik” in Nizhny Novgorod. Ticket sales for these games will begin later.The Dinamo club went to Finland before the KHL season, where it played four test matches. The first three matches were lost, but the game series ends on Friday with a meeting with the Kiekko-Vantaa team.