Activities in European football has been move back after a break time for translation Covid-19. The ball was rolling at a pitch in Germany two weeks, coming as in Spain and England. Two European Cup tournament is the Champions League and Europa League are set back in the first week of August to complete the league before.
Champions League is expected to return in early August
As expected initially, the Champions League final to be held in Istanbul (Turkey), also played in the Europa League final will be held in Gdansk (Poland). However, according to the UK newspaper Express, Istanbul gave up the right to host by having financial problems.
Therefore, UEFA (UEFA) to select the new location for the final Champions League during the meeting held on 17/6 here. In this meeting, the plan changed the mode of competition in the Champions League and Europa League will also be voting to proceed.
According to the newspaper Express, the new formula of this league would like rocks World Cup, ie since the quarter-finals the teams will focus on a place to play pick the winner on 29 / 8. The source added that the venues selected may Lisbon (Portugal).
José Alvalade stadium - one of two places expected to compete in the Champions League rest
The city has two major stadium Estádio da Luz has a capacity of clubs Benfia more than 65,000 seats and José Alvalade Sporting CP with a capacity of over 50,000 seats. Even so, the game is expected to closed sidelines and just play through the television.
However, to play in Portugal will be a small advantage for Cristiano Ronaldo. No. 7 Juventus Portuguese, even each jacket Sporting CP, so he will have a sense of belonging while back here.
However, this plan is adopted, the organizers need to think how to solve the remaining four matches of the Champions League 1/8 round. This confrontation was postponed because Covid-19 but is scheduled to play on the new. Similarly as in the arena Europa League 2019/20 but will take place a week earlier. Before you leave for Covid-19 Europa League not even started within 1/8.