The decision on the restart of the UEFA Champions League has been made by a working group comprised of delegates of the European Football Association (UEFA), the European Club Association (ECA), and national football leagues. The league is supposed to resume on August 8 and play the final tournament with the four best clubs in Istanbul, world media reported.
This decision should be confirmed at a
Another meeting of the UEFA Executive Board is scheduled on June 17, in which this decision should be approved, the same meeting was originally dated on May 27,
At the time of the suspension due to the pandemic induced by the spread of the coronavirus, four quarterfinalists of the Champions League were known, and four return matches of the eighth-finals have not been played yet. Atletico Madrid, PSG, Atalanta, and RB Leipzig made it to the quarterfinals, and the remaining four clubs will be known after the return matches Juventus – Lyon (0-1), Manchester City – Real Madrid (2-1), Bayern – Chelsea (3) -0) and Barcelona – Napoli (1-1).
In the quarterfinals, only one match would decide on the placement in the final tournament.
The same game rule would impose on the Europa League, which should reopen on 6 August.