Girls’s Champions League: UEFA settle for COVID-19 hit Lyon’s request to postpone quarter-final tie towards PSG

Girls’s Champions League: UEFA settle for COVID-19 hit Lyon’s request to postpone quarter-final tie towards PSG

The defending champions on Monday requested European soccer’s governing physique to delay the sport on Monday.

Women's Champions League: UEFA accept COVID-19 hit Lyon's request to postpone quarter-final tie against PSG

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Paris: UEFA on Tuesday accepted COVID-19 hit Lyon’s request to postpone their girls’s Champion League quarter-final second leg with Paris Saint-Germain scheduled for Wednesday.

The defending champions on Monday requested European soccer’s governing physique to delay the sport on Monday.

“OL advises that PCR assessments carried out this Monday morning, within the context of the second leg quarter-final towards PSG, revealed 4 constructive circumstances of COVID-19 throughout the girls’s skilled squad,” the membership stated in an announcement.

“The 4 constructive circumstances are along with two others revealed on the finish of final week, after PCR assessments carried out on the whole squad earlier than the journey to Dijon” within the French championship, the membership added.

UEFA’s web site on Tuesday confirmed the fixture was “postponed” with out elaborating.

Seven-time title winners Lyon are main 1-0 after final week’s first leg.

PSG certified for the final eight regardless of forfeiting the second leg of their last-16 tie towards Sparta Prague following a coronavirus outbreak of their very own.

PSG had been positioned beneath quarantine by French well being authorities after quite a lot of constructive Covid assessments.

Because of this Sparta have been awarded a 3-0 victory, however PSG nonetheless progressed having gained the primary leg 5-0 at dwelling.

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