Champions League and Europa League venue modifications – All stadium changes exposed
EUROPEAN football returns with the knockout phases, however for a number of English teams it will look extremely different.
Regardless of ties continuing to happen over the conventional two-leg format, some groups will be forced to surrender house benefit due to Covid restrictions.
RB Leipzig are unable to host Liverpool in their home stadium as entry to Germany from the UK has actually been prohibited for all non-residents.
For the very same reason as RB Leipzig’s video game against Liverpool, Borussia Monchengladbach vs Guy City will be not able to go ahead as prepared.
Therefore Budapest has actioned in to host both matches.
Entry to Spain from the UK has actually been prohibited for all non-residents.
Therefore this match has been moved to Bucharest.
Atletico Madrid will have fond memories of the National Stadium as Diego Simeone won his very first trophy – the 2012 Europa League – there.
The UK prohibits all non-residents from getting in the nation from Portugal.
Were Arsenal to play Benfica in Lisbon, the entire team would be forced to go through a ten-day hotel quarantine on return.
Therefore, the match has been transferred to Rome’s Stadio Olimpico.
Due to the Spanish government’s travel constraints, Real Sociedad will host Guy Utd at Juventus’ stadium in Turin.
Regardless of arenas in Spain not being enabled to host British clubs, Villarreal have been allowed to stage Molde vs Hoffenheim.
The game has been moved as Norway has closed its borders to all non-resident foreign nationals.
The Benfica team are presently banned from travelling to the UK, in addition to all non-residents entering from Portugal.
Arsenal had actually announced that Olympiacos’ Giorgos Karaiskakis Stadium in Athens would host the match.
However this post was later removed from their website and social networks accounts.
Where travel limitations are imposed by the house group’s federal government, the club must discover a brand-new location or be considered to have surrendered the match 3-0.
Where travel restrictions are imposed by the away group’s federal government, that club will be asked to find a new venue or have Uefa choose one for them.
Uefa have actually confirmed that away objectives WILL count double in all European ties this year.
That means, for example, that the guideline will apply even if Benfica host Arsenal in Italy and Arsenal host Benfica in Greece.