UEFA could consider making changes for the Champions League play-offs amid the coronavirus situation and its impact on the sport.
On Tuesday, the association will hold a meeting and will discuss the future of Euro – 2020 and European competitions of this season.
According to what has been reported by the Daily Mirror, UEFA will discuss the opportunity of one-off games instead of two legs at neutral venues, starting from the quarterfinals in the Champions League. The other option is to play in a home ground for one of the participating teams. The ground will be decided by tossing the coin.
The remaining fixtures of round of 16 will not be affected, while other stages could be played under new regulations.
Remaining fixtures in the round of 16.
Manchester City – Real Madrid (2-1 on agg.)
Juventus – Lyon (0-1 on agg.)
Barcelona – Napoli (1-1 on agg.)
Bayern Munich – Chelsea (3-0 on agg.)
Earlier, all of next week’s UEFA matches postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak, UEFA have announced.
This includes the remaining UEFA Champions League, round of 16-second leg matches scheduled on 17 and 18 march; all Europa League, Round of 16-second leg matches scheduled on 19 March and all UEFA Youth League, quarter-final matches.
The UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League quarterfinal draws scheduled for 20 March have also been postponed.