Both senior competitions will be played in the final eight formats, but so far, no decisions have been made on how the remaining 16 matches will end.
UEFA will finally decide how the UCL conclude
All the uncertainty around how the European football season will be played in the remainder of 2019/20 fixtures will end this Wednesday. UEFA are finally set to decide how the Champions League and Europa League will conclude and the UEFA Youth League. Both senior competitions will be played in the final eight formats. But so far, no decisions have been made on how the remaining 16 matches will end. All signs now indicate that they will be raffled off as planned before moving on to the quarter-finals, which will be a one-legged fixture. The Women’s Champions League will be held in Bilbao and San Sebastian. While the male equivalent is set for Lisbon, although the place for the Youth League is unknown.
Besides just planning for August, UEFA will also make plans for the 2020/21 edition of the competition. The UEFA Executive Committee will convene in a video conference, divided into two parts, the first of which will take place on Wednesday between 12:00 and 15:00, before finishing work on Thursday between 09:00 and 11:00. After solving club issues, attention will turn to the European Championship schedule, which will now be played next summer. In addition to this, decisions must be made on the League of Nations, and they should start in September. The Under-21 European Championship, the U-17 European Women’s Championship, and the U19 tournament. On Thursday, the qualification stage for the World Cup 2022 will be discussed. As well as changes in club licensing and the rules of the Financial Fair Play. Aleksander Ceferin scheduled an online press conference on Wednesday afternoon, probably around 3:30 p.m. CEST.