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Sport The Champions League returns this week. What happens after that is anyone's guess

02:05  20 october  2020
02:05  20 october  2020 Source:   sports.yahoo.com

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The Women' s Champions League finale was staged in the Basque cities of Bilbao and San Sebastian, while the men' s Youth Champions League was 'Everybody watched the final eight tournaments in August. What almost nobody knows is that from the beginning of August almost 500 UEFA matches

The UEFA Champions League returns on Tuesday, when the group stage of the world’s most prestigious competition for club teams commences in earnest.

Enjoy it while you still can. Because as much as fans are looking forward to seeing the planet’s best players and teams battle for European soccer supremacy again just eight weeks after last season’s tournament concluded, there’s a nagging, growing sense that the unpredictability of the coronavirus pandemic will impact this season’s version, too.

In fact, it already has.

Cristiano Ronaldo, the five-time Champions League winner and its all-time leading scorer, won’t be in Juventus’ starting lineup when the Italian titans begin play Tuesday at Dynamo Kiev. American midfielder Weston McKennie will miss out, too. Both men contracted COVID-19 last week, and they are not alone.

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Will it be the Treble for Barcelona? 10 key questions as the Champions League resumes The Champions League returns this week with the last-16 stage Barcelona play Chelsea in another blockbuster clash, with first leg next week Zinedine Zidane hopes Europe will be the salvation of a season that is proving a struggle

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Club Brugge will be be without three infected players in Simon Mignolet, Odilon Kossounou and Michael Krmencik, who all remained in Belgium as their teammates traveled to Russia for Tuesday’s tangle with Zenit St. Petersburg. As of now, that match is scheduled to go ahead as planned. Under UEFA’s protocols, games can proceed so long as a team has 13 healthy players, including a goalkeeper.

a man in a baseball game: Cristiano Ronaldo and other players who would have featured in this week's Champions League matches have tested positive for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia) © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Cristiano Ronaldo and other players who would have featured in this week's Champions League matches have tested positive for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

As coronavirus cases spike throughout Europe, though, it feels inevitable that a match is going to have to be postponed because of an outbreak within a squad. We’ve seen this repeatedly in North American sports in recent months, with literally dozens of games in the NFL, MLS, Major League Baseball and college football moved or called off With the group stage already condensed by a month — it usually starts in September  — and domestic leagues facing a similar scheduling crunch, finding room in the calendar for make-up dates will be close to impossible.

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The Champions League returns this week with the last-16 fixtures. Three Premier League club remain The Champions League makes its long-awaited return this week with the first four last-16 Alas, this happened to coincide with the one time Bayern didn't win their group and so inevitably

Champions League and Europa League ties will not go ahead for at least a week . UEFA have announced that all Champions League matches next week have been postponed. Manchester United played on Thursday night but their return leg at home to LASK is now off.

Staging an international event in the middle of a pandemic presents other challenges. Generally speaking, the willy-nilly crossing of national borders is not recommended by infectious disease experts. Ronaldo contracted the virus just before joining the Portuguese national team. Mignolet tested positive after returning from duty with Belgium. There hasn’t been a widespread outbreak caused by other players returning from all corners of Earth, at least not yet.

But COVID-19 is notoriously unpredictable. UEFA approved the plan for the 2020-21 over the summer, when cases in Europe were falling. Even then, European soccer’s governing body decided the best way to crown a 2020 champion was to play all matches from the quarterfinals on inside a bubble in Portugal. That was in August. Two months on, with soccer capitals either mulling lockdowns or already enforcing them, like Liverpool, some of the game’s most famous clubs and players are jetting around the continent like it’s business as usual.

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Clubs are always going to attempt to play, of course. Local authorities charged with keeping the larger population safe aren’t likely to be swayed by sporting ambitions, however. The hard reality is that from a health perspective, the situation on the ground in Europe isn’t good and it’s getting worse. At some point, if things continue this way, officials will effectively pull the plug by banning travel or instituting quarantine rules that make carrying on untenable.

The Champions League returns on Tuesday. That’s a good thing. Games will be played, and even without supporters in attendance, some of them promise to be truly delicious affairs. Former champs Liverpool and Ajax meet in Amsterdam. Holders Bayern Munich entertain Atletico Madrid. Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, who last faced off in a memorable round of 16 clash two years ago, will tangle once again. There’s Dortmund-Lazio and Chelsea-Sevilla, too.

Soak all of it in folks, from the opening whistle to the final kick of the ball. Because what happens after this week is anyone’s guess.

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The Barclays Premier League returns this weekend after the long international break, and each club in the top flight has difficult questions to answer - so Barclays Premier League kicks off again this week after international break. Champions Manchester City are struggling to keep up with Chelsea.

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