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 read more

Ex-Man City forward almost moved to Middlesbrough on deadline day

first_img targets targets Middlesbrough failed with a deadline day bid of £4.5m for former Manchester City striker Felipe Caicedo, according to reports in Italy.The 29-year-old is currently plying his trade with Lazio but he has been linked with a return to England recently. Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Caicedo was linked with a return to England The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star LIVING THE DREAM 1 moving on Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January LATEST TRANSFER NEWS REVEALED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Leeds United have been tracking the Ecuadorian and looked at striking a deal this summer.But, according to Calciomercato, it has also been revealed that Middlesbrough tried to sign Caicedo too.The Championship club reportedly failed with a deadline day offer of £4.5m for the striker.Lazio rejected the bid as they deemed it too low and they were holding out for closer to £9m.Caicedo scored three goals in Serie A last season, featuring predominantly as a substitute. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti RANKED LATEST IN DEMAND last_img read more