The Champions League final goes to June 27 and the Europa League final to 24, if the virus allows it

first_imgFollowing the decision to postpone the European Nations Cup to the summer of 2021, UEFA has also decided on continental club competitions, moving the date of the Champions League final to Saturday June 27 and that of the Europa League to Wednesday 24 of the same month.UEFA’s intention is for both competitions to run in full, that is, that all the remaining games are played, although it will depend on the evolution of the crisis by the coronavirus COVID-19, something that is currently still unknown. In this way The options to shorten the competition to a Final Four format from the semi-finals or even the suspension are not completely ruled out. of them in the worst case scenario. At the time of suspension, Only four second leg matches had been played Champions League final (Leipzig 3-Tottenham 0, Valencia 3-Atalanta 4, PSG 2-Dortmund 0 and Liverpool 2-Atlético de Madrid 3) and the return of four other heats (City-Real Madrid, Juventus-Lyon, Barcelona-Naples and Bayern-Chelsea) remain to be disputed. Initially the final of the competition was to be held in Istanbul on May 30.In the Europa League only the knockout stages between Spanish and Italians could not even start (Sevilla-Roma and Inter Milan-Getafe), while in the rest the first leg was played (Eintracht 0-Basel 3, Istanbul BB 1-Copenhagen 0, LASK 0-Manchester United 5, Wolfsburg 1-Shakhtar 2 , Rangers 1-Leverkusen 3 and Olympiacos 1-Wolves 1). The final of the competition was initially scheduled for May 27 in Gdansk (Poland).last_img

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