Champions League : UEFA confirms 2nd round venues


The four UEFA Champions League round of 16 second-leg ties postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak will now be played in stadiums of home teams, UEFA announced on Thursday.

The European football governing said that the home teams will now enjoy the home advantage provided travelling is possible without restrictions.

The same arrangements would apply to the outstanding second-leg matches in the Europa League round of 16 ties.

The Champions League ties still to be completed are Manchester City v Real Madrid, Bayern Munich v Chelsea, Juventus v Olympique Lyonnais and Barcelona v Napoli. They are due to be played on Aug 7-8.

UEFA confirmed that the two Europa League ties where the first leg did not take place — Inter Milan v Getafe and Sevilla v AS Roma — would be played over a single leg in Germany.

Champions League final stages, from quarterfinals to the finals, will be played in a mini-tournament in Portugal while Europa mini-tournament will take place in Germany. The matches will be one-off.

UEFA Champions League Last Of 16 venues

Manchester City v Real Madrid

Bayern Munich v Chelsea

Juventus v Olympique Lyonnais

Barcelona v Napoli.

Source BSNsports