To avoid the spreading of the infection of the Coronavirus, the Champions League & Europa League have been postponed. The Next Champions League matches were about to take place in the next 17th and 18th March 2020. And in the next 19th March, the UEFA Europa League matches were about to be staged.
In their official website, earlier today, the highest European football organisation UEFA has made a press release. Through the press release, UEFA has confirmed the news. In the next 20th March, the draw was about to take place for the next round of UEFA Champions League and Europa League. But they are also postponed.
In the next Tuesday, the return leg of the Champions League was about to take place between Man City and Real Madrid. At the same time, the Italian champion Juventus was about to face the French club Lyon. Just a day later, the German club Bayern was about to face Chelsea and the Catalan club Barca was about to play against Napoli in the Champions League round of the last sixteen. But now, all the matches have been suspended. However, the matches that about to take place next Tuesday were postponed earlier in last Thursday.
BREAKING: UEFA confirms all of next week’s Champions League and Europa League games have been postponed pic.twitter.com/QG6qPy2Wj1
— B/R Football (@brfootball) March 13, 2020
A Real Madrid basketball player has been infected by the Coronavirus disease COVID-19. After that, the most successful Spanish club has canceled all the practice sessions. In the last Thursday, the club declared the news. All of the players in the club have been quarantined already. They will have to be in the quarantine situation for 14 days at least. Just a few moments later, through an official statement, the La Liga officials have suspended all of their league matches. And at the end of the day, the declaration of suspending the match between Real Madrid and Man City came to the front.
The Old Lady defender Daniele Rugani has been infected by the COVID-19 earlier. So, after that, the Italian champion has quarantined all of their players. So, at the same time, their Champions League match has been postponed. Now, the matches of the next day have been postponed too. Along with that, the schedule of the UEFA Europa League has been suspended as well. Till the next 3rd April, all kinds of competitive footballs are postponed in England including the Premier League. After that, considering the situation, the Premier League officials will take a certain decision in next 4th April, in the last Friday the news has come through their official website.
BREAKING: All Champions League and Europa League fixtures next week have been postponed due to #coronavirus ⚽️@Everton‘s first-team squad and coaching team are also #selfisolating after a player reported symptoms consistent with #COVID19.
— Sky News (@SkyNews) March 13, 2020
Besides, in the week, all the matches of Bundesliga and Bundesliga-2 have been postponed as well. Until the next 2nd April, the German football league officials have demanded to postpone all the matches. In their next meeting which will be staged next Monday, the final decision might come.