JUVENTUS-LYON IS ALSO SUSPENDED
OFFICIAL: UEFA suspends City-Real Madrid from Champions
Published:12/03/2020 - 18:14h
Updated:12/03/2020 - 18:14h
UEFA has taken longer than expected, but in the end has confirmed that City-Madrid and Juventus-Lyon next week will not compete for the coronavirus. Both Madridistas and Juventinos are currently in quarantine
It was a secret to voices that all the world took for granted, but already is official that the eliminatory Manchester City-Real Madrid and Juventus of Turín-Olympique of Lyon remain suspended. The UEFA has announced this Thursday that the parties of turn of eighth of final of Champions League between these teams will not play next week by fault of the coronavirus.
It is necessary to remember that so much the Juve like the Madrid is from this Thursday in quarantine by fault of this illness. In the Madrid there is not any footballer of the first staff infected, but yes there is one in the team of basketball, by what all the players will be 15 days in quarantine in case have or no the virus. In the 'Vecchia Signora' himself there is an affected, treats of Rugani, central Italian. This positive has forced that the rest of his mates have to be two weeks under supervision.
These two situations made impossible that they contested the turns in front of City and Lyon, by what at the end the UEFA has opted for suspending both crashes. The maximum organism of the European football has not given to know the dates in which they go to be able to play the two parties. This has to mainly to that anybody knows how goes to evolve the current situation and if of here to two weeks goes to be better or still worse of what is right now.
What has not said the UEFA still is what will occur with the rest of eliminatory that have to play next week. FC Barcelona and Naples, until it say the contrary, confront in the Camp Nou on 18 March to enclosed door. On the other hand, Bayern of Munich and Chelsea also has programmed the meeting of turn of eighth in the Allianz the 18 to the 21:00 hours. Still it does not know if both commitments go to finish playing or no.
The 17 will decide what happens with the Barça-Naples
In theory, the UEFA does not go to decide at all on if it suspends all the Champions, and therefore these parties, until 17 March. For this date is programmed a meeting by means of videoconference with Ceferín, president of the UEFA, the presidents of the 55 national federations, the members of the Executive Committee of the ECA, representatives of the distinct Leagues of Europe and also of the FIFPro.
In this talk will argue what do with the European competitions, Champions and Europe League, and also on the Eurocopa of this 2020. The intention of the ECA is that the tournament of selections become in the 2021 for like this can play further of May the days that suspend of League, League of Champions and the ex UEFA. This Tuesday, therefore, the UEFA dictaminará what occurs with the crash of the Barça and with what subtracts of Glass of Europe.