UEFA suspended European Cups due to COVID-19 – football.ua


The match Shakhtar vs Wolfsburg will not take place next Thursday.


March 13, 2020, 12:23

The Union of European Football Associations has decided to postpone the return matches of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League and the Europa League for an indefinite period.

“In light of the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in Europe and the relevant decisions of the governments of different countries, all UEFA Eurocup matches scheduled for next week have been postponed,” reads statement of organization.

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Champions League and European Championships scheduled for March 20 is also postponed.

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UEFA has not yet announced a decision on the potential transfer of Euro 2020.

Among others, the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Europa League between Shakhtar and Wolfsburg in Kharkov will not take place. In the first meeting, the Pitmen were stronger – 2: 1.


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