The League of champions sign back ! On Friday, UEFA will take place in Nyon (Switzerland) the draw of the final tournament of the competition, to be held in August in Lisbon. It is at this time that PSG and OL know their potential route to the final. But, this year, the mode of employment of the poll is somewhat modified.
A draw full
a public health Crisis requires, it is a final phase of history that is about to experience the champions League. And, on this occasion, the european football governing body has planned to do in a time of the draw of the entirety of the games remaining until the grand finale. In the clear, and like the tennis tournaments, the competing teams will know their opponents for the quarter, but also for the semi's and potentially for the final.
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Four teams already qualified
For the moment, four teams are already qualified for the quarter-finals of the C1 : PSG, Atletico Madrid, Atalanta Bergamo and Leipzig. The four remaining places will go to clubs who will come out victorious in the eighth-finals which must be played on 7 and 8 August (Juventus-Lyon, Barcelona-Naples, Bayern-Chelsea and Manchester City-Real Madrid). After you have planned to organize these knockout back on neutral ground, in Lisbon, prior to the " Final 8 ", UEFA, pressed notably by Barcelona and Manchester City, have accepted that they occur in the cities planned : Turin, Manchester, Barcelona and Munich.
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Deprived of a national championship (League 1 having been interrupted permanently), the two French clubs still in the race are now having to prepare for these big european meetings. For the PSG and OL, the ideal would be to play the quarters on the 12th of August, to move on to a possible semi-final the 18, after six days of rest. The second semi-final will be held on August 19 and the final, the 23. Finally, the question of the presence or not of the audience for these matches should also be determined. Except surprise, given the health situation in Lisbon, which is reconfine little by little, it's a safe bet that these meetings will be held behind closed doors. Answer Friday, July 10,...Updated Date: 09 July 2020, 02:33