Champions League: Each legs of quarter-final tie between Chelsea and Porto shifted to Seville

Champions League: Each legs of quarter-final tie between Chelsea and Porto shifted to Seville

The matches can be performed at Sevilla’s Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, with the primary leg on 7 April and the return on 13 April.

Champions League: Both legs of quarter-final tie between Chelsea and Porto shifted to Seville

Picture of Champions League trophy. AFP

Paris: Each legs of the Champions League quarter-final between Portuguese membership Porto and Premier League facet Chelsea can be performed in Seville, Spain, on account of COVID-19 journey restrictions, UEFA confirmed on Tuesday.

The matches can be performed at Sevilla’s Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium, with the primary leg on 7 April and the return on 13 April.

Portugal was faraway from the British authorities’s listing of nations on a journey ban purple listing earlier this month however anybody coming into the UK from there may be nonetheless required to self-isolate for 10 days.

It’s simply the newest European tie this season to be impacted by journey restrictions associated to the pandemic.

Sarcastically the primary leg of Chelsea’s last-16 tie towards Atletico Madrid was moved from Spain to the Romanian capital Bucharest.

Spain this week eased restrictions on folks coming into the nation from the UK for sure causes, together with members in high-level sporting occasions.

Each legs of the last-16 ties between Liverpool and RB Leipzig, and between Manchester Metropolis and Borussia Moenchengladbach, had been switched to Budapest.

In the meantime, the 2 legs of the Europa League last-32 tie between Arsenal and Lisbon giants Benfica had been performed at impartial venues, in Italy and Greece.

Chelsea have already performed on the Sanchez Pizjuan this season, beating Sevilla 4-0 in a gaggle recreation in December.

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