UEFA Postpone Next Week tuesday Champions league Fixtures. Manchester City’s Champions League round of 16 clash with Real Madrid and Juventus clash with Lyon has been postponed.
CLUB STATEMENT https://t.co/65muifR2qT
— Manchester City (@ManCity) March 12, 2020
A Manchester City statement read: “The decision to postpone Tuesday’s game was made in conjunction with UEFA and follows confirmation that players from Real Madrid will self-isolate for fifteen days, after it emerged that a player from the club’s basketball team tested positive for COVID-19.
“The club sends it best wishes to the players and staff at Real Madrid’s football and basketball teams.
Following the quarantine imposed on players of Juventus and Real Madrid, the following #UCL matches will not take place as scheduled.
🏴 Manchester City – Real Madrid 🇪🇸
🇮🇹 Juventus – Olympique Lyonnais 🇫🇷
Further decisions on the matches will be communicated in due course.
— UEFA (@UEFA) March 12, 2020
“Further information regarding the rescheduled date and related ticketing information will follow in due course.”
Juventus confirmed on Wednesday that defender Daniele Rugani has tested positive for coronavirus. They were also set to play in the Champions League on Tuesday, against Lyon in Turin.