THE CHAMPIONS WILL RETURN IN AUGUST
Olympic of Lyon president discovers the Champions League return date
Published:10/05/2020 - 08:06h
Updated:10/05/2020 - 11:25h
Jean-Michel Aulas, president of Olympique de Lyon, has recognized in a French media that the Champions League would already have a return date. The Frenchman said that the round of 16 between Juve and Lyon would be on August 7
LaLiga Already is outlining the calendar for the return of the competition, something that already has done the Bundesliga, that will return around the middle of May with almost total security. Also the Premier League and the Series To look forward to to return prompt, although in this case it seems that both leagues will have more problems. It was as it was, little by little it goes to go deciding what sucede with the domestic championships and the following step to give will be the European competitions.
The UEFA still has not said at all on the Champions League and expects news on what occur in all the leagues of Europe. With it Tie it 1, the Eredivisie and the Portuguese league cancelled, in what Spain, Germany, England and Italy say what go to do, the maximum organism of the European football will step more with his tournaments. Up to now it was saying that the Champions would contest happened what happened in August, something that could have confirmed already.
The president of the Olympique of Lyon, Jean-Michel Classrooms, has recognised in an interview stop 'RTL Foot' that the turn of the eighth of final between his club and the Juventus of Turín will play on 7 August. In theory, if they do not forbid the football in Italy, will contest in the Juventus Stadium without public. "The party against the Juventus is confirmed for 7 August, in Turín and to enclosed door", went the words of the maximum mandator of the conjoint Frenchman.
As it commissioned to signal Classrooms, this date could be a hard hit for the French groups, Lyon and Paris Saint-Germain, that in France will not be able to train until September. "If it fails the appeal to revoke the cancellation of Tie it 1, Olympique Lyon and PSG will be masacrados by teams that will have a physical preparation that will not have . It is unavoidable", commented.
It is necessary to remember that the team chaired by the French gave the surprise in the gone in his stadium when surpassing to the bianconeros by 1-0. The ones of Rudi García will defend this minimum income in Turín in front of a Juve that could arrive in better fitness and much more filmed if it returned the Calcium to Italy. The juventinos will have to trace back this disadvantage without his people and in an entirely distinct situation to which expected when they fell in Lyon.
Classrooms, concerned in front of the crisis in the French football
In addition to on the Champions, Classrooms also spoke of the hit tremendo that goes to mean the coronavirus for the economy of the clubs that participate in Tie it 1. "This crisis supposes a loss of 900 million euros on 30 June for the French football. It can mark us for life. I do not know who will be able to survive. We did not have any obligation. In Europe are an exception", explained, referring to the decision to cancel the competition.
The calendar that expects for the Champions
- Friday 7 August: Juventus-Lyon; Manchester City-Real Madrid (turn eighth of final)
- Saturday 8 August: Bayern-Chelsea; Barcelona-Naples (turn eighth of final)
- Tuesday 11- Wednesday 12 August: Gone quarter-finals
- Friday 14- Saturday 15 August: Gone back quarter-finals
- Tuesday 18- Wednesday 19 August: Gone semifinals
- Friday 21- Saturday 22 August: Gone back semifinals
- Saturday 29 August: Final (Istanbul)