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UEFA champions league matches might take place at home grounds

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For the 2019/20 Champions League quarter-final, UEFA will stage the draw in Nyon next Friday. 

There are chances that the final four outstanding rounds of 16 return leg matches will take place on the home grounds of Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Juventus, and FC Barcelona if the governing body confirms after initial conjecture suggested that these games will take place in Portugal, according to As.

UEFA was anxious that these games were initially staged in Portugal ahead of the quarter-finals and subsequent games in competition with Porto and Guimarães, the cities designated to host the 16 return leg matches Round.

On Friday UEFA is going to take a decision, in which however pressure from City and Barça to play at their respective grounds has ultimately been instrumental.

With the quarter-finals starting on August 12th with one game a day in Lisbon at Sporting CP and Benfica’s home, the outstanding games to be played in the 16 round will take place on August 7th and 8th.

The Estadio da Luz will host both semi-finals (August 18/19) with a final on August 23.