Manchester Metropolis have confirmed that their Champions League conflict away at RB Leipzig on December 7 can be performed behind closed doorways.
An increase in COVID-19 charges has seen regional authorities place Saxony right into a partial lockdown.
Because of this Metropolis’s closing Champions League group recreation can be performed with out followers. The membership confirmed in a statement that away supporters who bought a ticket will obtain a full refund and can be contacted within the coming days.
City beat Leizpig 6-3 within the reverse fixture, with Christopher Nkunku grabbing a hat trick for the guests regardless of the beating.
Some extent from Metropolis’s upcoming recreation with Paris Saint-Germain ought to be sufficient to ship them by to the knockout stage as a consequence of their vastly superior purpose distinction to Membership Brugge, although a win on the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday evening will see them advance as group winners.
Leipzig had been eradicated after solely managing a 2-2 draw with PSG on matchday 4 and are actually competing for third place to safe a spot within the knockout levels of the Europa League.
It was introduced earlier this week that Bayern Munich’s Champions League tie towards Barcelona on the Allianz Area on the ultimate matchday may also be performed with out followers as a consequence of lockdown restrictions.
Hovering COVID-19 charges throughout Europe have seen the return of video games being performed behind closed doorways.
Over the worldwide break, the Netherlands secured qualification to the 2022 World Cup in an empty De Kuip Stadium after beating Norway 2-0.