Champions League to be completed in August

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UEFA have announced that the Champions League and Europa League will both be completed with mini tournaments in both Lisbon and cities across Germany.

The decision was taken in a meeting held by UEFA officials on Wednesday.

“The 2019/20 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be played as a straight knockout tournament in Lisbon, Portugal in August. All these ties will be single-leg fixtures,” the statement on UEFA’s official website read.

“A decision is pending on whether the four remaining round of 16 second legs will take place at the home team’s stadium or in Portugal,” it added on uefa.com.

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It was also decided that the second legs of the remaining Champions League last 16 games would be played on August 7 and 8.

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The games are to be played behind closed doors. But, the Champions League final could be played in front of fans in Lisbon, according to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.

Meanwhile, the Women’s Champions League have been postponed till further notice.

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