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Lyon president revealed August match fixture opposite Juventus

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On August 7 Lyon will play the second leg of their Champions League against Juventus in Turin says the club chairman Jean-Michel Aulas.

In the first leg of round 16, the Ligue 1 side lead 1-0  but COVID-19 prevented playing the second leg in Italy as planned.

Aulas told RTL, “For Friday, August 7, in Turin and behind closed doors, the game against Juventus is confirmed.” “If the appeals are unsuccessful, Lyon and PSG will be massacred by teams that will have a preparation that we will not.”

Aulas is concerned at the decision to cancel the 2019/20 Ligue 1 season and the pandemic’s financial impact.

“The crisis represents a loss for French football of 900 million euros,” he explained.

“For life, it might affect us. I don’t know who can survive this.”There’s no obligation [to end the season]. We are an exception in Europe.’

These are the dates according to Aulas:

Champions League

7 August: Juventus-Lyon; Manchester City-Real Madrid (Round of 16-second legs)

8 August: Bayern-Chelsea; Barcelona-Napoli(Round of 16-second legs)11-12 August: Quarter-finals first leg

14-15 August: Quarter-finals second leg

18-19 August: Semi-finals first leg

21-22 August: Semi-finals second leg

29 August: Final (Istanbul)

Europa League

2-3 August: Sevilla-Roma; Inter-Getafe (Round of 16 first legs)

6 August: Round of 16-second legs

10 August: Quarter-finals first leg

13 August: Quarter-finals second leg

17 August: Semi-finals first leg

20 August: Semi-finals second leg

27 August: Final (Gdansk)

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