Antoine Griezmann, during a match against the Napoli


FC Barcelona-Naples of the Camp Nou is in danger and could be played in Portugal

Published:30/07/2020 - 08:47h

Updated:30/07/2020 - 11:21h

At the beginning of August will play the turn of the eighth of Champions League, but the burgeon of the coronavirus in Catalonia could carry to the FC Barcelona-Naples to Portugal

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To finals of the past month of February, the FC Barcelona initiated against the Naples in the stadium of Saint Paolo the eliminatory of the Champions League. Like this the things, in the party of gone of the eighth of final, the culés saw how Dries Mertens advanced to the group of Gennaro Gattuso in the first time, but fortunately Antoine Griezmann appeared to transform in the tie (1-1) one of the few occasions culés in the meeting.

However, when the coronavirus began to do estragos in Europe, began to see in danger the party of turn that had to play in the Camp Nou. In the first that thought was in contesting the party to enclosed door, without that any fan could go in in the Barcelona enclosure. But, months afterwards, see that this forecast was tremendously optimistic and driven mad by how advanced the pandemia.

Shortly after, Europe declared the domiciliary confinement and of course, the Champions League suspended for months afterwards announce that the competition would continue on its course in the month of August. Specifically, the pending parties of eighth of final (FC Barcelona-Naples, Manchester City-Real Madrid, Juventus-Olympique of Lyon and Bayern of Munich-Chelsea) had to play in tre the days 7 and 8.

Nevertheless, it has appeared a big problem: after going advancing to a new normality that includes the desconfinamiento and the dispute of the parties without public, are appearing with strength burgeon them this summer. The new wave of contagions is beginning to affect again to several European zones and, specifically in Catalonia, the situation is quite grave because of the number of new contagions.

It is thus that, according to the informations desveladas by the newspaper 'Or Jogo', the UEFA is posing that finally the party of turn of the eighth of final of the Champions League between the FC Barcelona and the Naples do not play in the Camp Nou, but in Portugal. The Stadium do Dragãor, of the Carry, and the Stadium Don Alfonso Henriques, of the Guimaraes, are the firmest alternatives.

For the moment, it keeps the Camp Nou

By the moment, the idea keeps on being can play the turn of the eighth of final in the corresponding stadium, as in the others three eliminatory slopes, and not moving the competition to Portugal until the round of chambers. However, the current situation of the pandemia is worsening in Catalonia and, if all goes to worse, the UEFA will have to take the word to answer to the guidelines preventimas to take.

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