UEFA agrees to postpone EURO 2020 to 2021, provided the clubs and member associations must pay a compensation of 275 million pounds.
The global football tournament are facing a hard time
European football is in an unprecedented crisis. Many national leagues have to be postponed to the end of March due to the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic. If the translation situation is still as complicated as it is now, the leagues such as the English Premier League, Serie A, LaLiga, Ligue 1, Bundesliga, … do not make an appointment to return.
Backing EURO 2020 a year is the leading solution for European leagues to be able to finish fully this summer. Currently, Serie A, La Liga, Premier League, Bundesliga and Ligue 1 must be postponed at least until the end of March to be able to resume due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Tour operators are facing a number of options. Either cancel the season (considered as having no 2019/2020 season), or end the season with the current rankings of the teams, or organize tournaments in the summer. In the third solution, the league will conflict with UEFA interests when EURO 2020 is held in June next.
The organizers of the tournaments are gearing towards options: canceling the results of the 2019/2020 season, ending the season with the current rankings or extending the season to summer.
Euro 2020 is facing financial losses
According to the Daily Mail, UEFA plans to request £ 275 million in compensation from clubs and football federations to postpone the organization of EURO for one year. This solution was not expected by UEFA, because it coincided with the time of the Nations League, the U21 European Championship as well as the EURO for women’s football.
This proposal will be made by the most powerful football authority in Europe on Tuesday, during the crisis resolution meeting with the club, the tournament executives and the organizations and individuals concerned.
The top priority for the leagues is still to complete the course of the season, instead of canceling it midway, due to contractual and benefit constraints with the club, sponsors and broadcasters.
The solution to cancel the season is only reluctant and an “extreme” option, which faces many challenges related to the law and will bring warm memories to many clubs, such as Liverpool – the playing team. very interesting after 29 rounds, far ahead of the second place in the table 25 points but there is a risk of not raising the title of champion.
Clubs still hope that the league will be organized in May and June, although the epidemic situation in the world is still unpredictable. Even, the tournament can last until July. The plan for the championship teams and the relegation play-off kick was taken into account.
All ways to resolve the crisis and benefit harmonization will be announced in the upcoming meetings, with the participation of representatives of the European Clubs Association (ECA) and the Association of European leagues. (EL), find the match schedule for the rest of the season with the EURO 2020 calendar.As expected, EURO 2020 will open on 12/6, held in 12 cities across Europe. The semi-final and the final will take place at Wembley (England). EURO will take place for a month, ending on 12/7. https://thenewssports.net/