UEFA also for the Champions and Europa League

first_img“In light of the events of the spread of COVID-19 in Europe and the decisions made by different governments, all UEFA club competition matches scheduled for next week are postponed “. With this statement the highest body of continental football announced the suspension of the Champions League and Europa League meetings scheduled for next week.There is no reference to the Euro Cup in the statement, but his future will be decided at the meeting called by UEFA for Tuesday. In principle, the future of club competitions was also going to be discussed there, but before it occurs, it has taken as a preventive measure to suspend the day scheduled for next week. Tuesday will probably expand Until now, UEFA had resisted a general postponement, although it had had to allow the suspension of Europa League matches between Spanish and Italian teams (Seville-Rome and Inter-Getafe) as direct flights between the two countries were interrupted. However, the other six round of 16 matches were played behind closed doors. The first four second leg matches of the Champions League last two days had also been played. In fact, Liverpool-Atlético was played with the public and with the presence of more than 3,000 athletic supporters when Spain had begun to take severe measures to combat the epidemic.He had also postponed the matches Manchester City-Real Madrid and Juventus-Lyon, because the players of the Spanish and Italian teams were in quarantine for the positives of the white basketball player Thompkins and the bianconero footballer Rugani. If however, hHe had kept the other two, including Barcelona-Naples.last_img read more

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