The European football’s governing body has postponed all Champions League and Europa League matches until further notice amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The body claimed on Wednesday that voiding the 2019-20 season is now reportedly ‘off the table’ with UEFA and the European leagues committing to completing the current campaign.
UEFA said: “In the light of developments due to the spread of Covid-19 in Europe and related decisions made by different governments, all UEFA club competitions matches scheduled next week are postponed.
The UEFA European Under-17 Championship and UEFA European Women’s Under-19 Championship, scheduled for May and July respectively, have been cancelled.
Most leagues in Europe hope to finish their domestic seasons once restrictions on movement and social contact are lifted, UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said last week
With this announcement, Bayern Munich vs Chelsea and Barcelona vs Napoli will no longer go ahead behind closed doors as planned, while Man Utd, Wolves, Inter, Roma and many others will see their games rescheduled.
Manchester City’s match with Real Madrid and Juventus’ clash with Lyon also affected.