RONALDO CLEARED TO FACE MANCHESTER UNITED IN UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE
Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo was red carded against Valencia in Juve's Champions League group stage game on wednesday after he had a contact with a Valencia player.
Ronaldo was meant to serve a two match ban for his straight red card, which means he'll miss an away game to Young Boys on October 3rd and a home game against his former club, Manchester United, on October 16th.
After an appeal from Juventus board, asking UEFA to rescind the red card decision, as it was shown on the replay that Ronaldo barely made any contact with the Valencia player. UEFA has hearken to their cry and has accepted to let Cristiano Ronaldo miss only a match instead of two. Hence, Ronaldo will be available to face his old club Manchester United on 16th of October 2016.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE RESUMES BY AUGUST
UEFA has announced the continuation of the Uefa Champions League, which was put on hold after COVID-19 outbreak. The official statement from UEFA confirmed that the remaining last 16 ties will kick off at the already scheduled venues on August 7, while the final 8 will be held in Lisbon, Portugal with just only a one leg time.The set date are as follows;August 7 - Remaining round 16gamesAugust 12- Last 8August - final - August 23.
UEFA Champions League Resumes August 7
The UEFA Champions league is set to resume in August 7 and also be concluded in August 23 2020.This was made known today through the official handle of UEFA.It will be recalled that the league was suspended as a result of the global pandemic in March and since the return of various major league across Europe, the league is set to continue.Check the picture below for the time table of the league.
Chelsea UEFA Champions League last-16 opponents have been confirmed
Chelsea have been paired with Bayern Munich in the Champions League round of 16, a draw that will take Chelsea back to the stadium where they lifted the European title in 2012.The knockout round draw was made at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday morning and pitted the eight group winners against eight runners-up. Chelsea were not able to face Valencia, who were in our group, while country protection at this stage of the competition also prevented Chel...
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