Europe.- One more sad news for world sport, the finals of two of the world’s largest club competitions will be affected by coronavirus. UEFA has decided that champions and Europa League finals should be postponed as there are no guarantees for safety. «As a result of the COVID-19 crisis in Europe, UEFA today has formally made the decision to postpone the Liner, Women’s and Europa League Champions League finals, originally scheduled for May 2020. No decision has yet been made on reorganized dates.» This coupled with the obvious delay in the competition, as two weeks ago the second-round matches of the 8th final in both the Champions League and the closing of the 16th Europa League final should have been played.
As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, UEFA has today formally postponed the following finals, originally scheduled for May 2020.@UWCL@EuropaLeague@ChampionsLeagueNo decision has yet been made on rearranged dates. Further announcements will be made in due course. — UEFA (@UEFA)
March 23, 2020
«The working group, established last week as a result of the conference call between European football stakeholders, chaired by UEFA President Aleksander Eferin, will discuss the options available. The group has already started analyzing the calendar. Announcements will be made in due course.» So for the moment everything remains in a state of pause until all parties involved reach an agreement that favors everyone. While the tentative dates for finals to take place are 24 June for the Europa League and 27 June for the Champions League has not yet been officially ruled. All these changes are precedent for what happened days earlier with the postponement of both the America’s Cup and the Euro Until 2021.