Ligue 1 membership Olympique Lyonnais (Lyon) has clarified that no date has been set for their Champions League second-leg conflict towards Juventus, and added that the groups are ready for affirmation from UEFA. Because of this clarification, Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has suffered embarrassment as he earlier ended up saying that the match will happen on August 7. At present, all European leagues round have the world have been suspended because of the coronavirus and the Champions League isn’t any totally different.
“Olympique Lyonnais want to affirm that the date of Juventus v OL, within the second leg of the UEFA Champions League spherical of 16, has not but been confirmed, opposite to what has beforehand been said,” Lyon mentioned in an official assertion.
“The date of the spherical of 16 fixture is predicted to be set as a part of the Champions League schedule, to be introduced immediately by UEFA within the close to future,” it added.
Within the first-leg match between Lyon and Juventus, the previous ended up successful the match 1-0 as Lucas Tousart registered the lone aim within the match.
Lately, Ligue 1 was known as off because it was determined to desert the 2019-20 marketing campaign as a consequence of coronavirus.
Because of this, the membership completed seventh on the desk.
The aspect is because of face Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain within the French League cup remaining, nonetheless, it’s not identified whether or not the match might be performed or not.
“Olympique Lyonnais are additionally eagerly awaiting the 2020 Coupe de la Ligue remaining, seemingly firstly of August, which can permit them, in contrast to different groups, to arrange for this important a part of the brand new season,” Lyon added in its assertion.
“Nonetheless, OL regrets having to function with a unique preparation than their European rivals, who’ve, for probably the most half, already resumed coaching,” it added.