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Coronavirus: Champions League and Europa League postponed

All Uefa competitions, including Champions League and Europa League matches due to be played on March 17 and 18, have been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The BBC reports that the competition draws scheduled for March 20 have also been postponed.


Manchester City v Real Madrid, Juventus v Lyon, Barcelona v Napoli and Bayern Munich v Chelsea are all postponed in the Champions League next week.


Manchester United, Wolves and Rangers' matches in the Europa League are also off.


All Uefa Youth League quarter-final matches scheduled for March 17-18 are also off.

Uefa said further decisions on the scheduling of the postponed fixtures "will be communicated in due course".

European football's governing body has invited representatives from all 55 of its member associations to a meeting on Tuesday in order to discuss a response to the coronavirus outbreak.

The scheduling of Euro 2020 will be discussed at the gathering.


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