- The primary leg, initially scheduled to be held on the Crimson Bull Enviornment in Germany, was shifted to Budapest after German authorities denied Liverpool entry into the nation attributable to Covid-19 protocols.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 04, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Liverpool will return to Budapest to play RB Leipzig within the their Champions League last-16 second leg match attributable to Covid-19 journey restrictions, European soccer’s governing physique UEFA stated on Thursday.
Liverpool, who beat Leipzig 2-0 within the first leg on Feb. 16 within the Hungarian capital, can’t host Leipzig at Anfield as a result of the Bundesliga staff must bear 10 days of isolation upon getting back from the UK.
The primary leg, initially scheduled to be held on the Crimson Bull Enviornment in Germany, was shifted to Budapest after German authorities denied Liverpool entry into the nation attributable to COVID-19 protocols.
The second leg will now be held on the Puskas Enviornment on March 10.
“UEFA is ready to formally affirm that the UEFA Champions League Spherical of 16 second leg match between Liverpool FC and RB Leipzig will now be performed on the Puskas Enviornment in Budapest,” UEFA stated in a press release.
“UEFA wish to specific its gratitude to Liverpool FC and RB Leipzig for his or her help and shut cooperation, in addition to the Hungarian Soccer Federation for his or her help and agreeing to stage the match.”
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