On Sunday the European Football Union, UEFA, denied that a date had been set for the Champions League match between Juventus and Lyon.
“Nothing was decided, nothing at all,” atold the German Press Agency, DPA, referring to the dates of the Champions League.
Due to the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), the League of the Champions was interrupted. Four Round-of 16 fixtures had already been played at the time, both at home and away.
Only one of the two matches had taken place in the remaining four cases including Juventus-Lyon. With Belgium’s Jason Denayer, Lyon won the game away by 1-0.
Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas had said on Saturday that the Round of 16 match against Juventus will be played behind closed doors on 7 August in Turin.
UEFA publicly refuted the rumour, in a move prioritizing public safety.