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Man City to affix Liverpool in enjoying Champions League conflict in Hungary as a result of journey restrictions in Germany


Man City will be part of Liverpool in enjoying their away Champions League tie in Budapest as a result of journey restrictions imposed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

City had been as a result of face Borussia Monchengladbach in Germany on February 24 however they’ll as a substitute journey to the Hungarian capital for his or her round-of-16 first-leg match.

Man City will face Borussia Monchengladbach at the Puskas Arena

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Man City will face Borussia Monchengladbach on the Puskas Area

Liverpool are as a result of play RB Leipzig on the identical Puskas Area eight days earlier.

A ban on international nationals arriving into Germany is because of expire on February 17, a day after Liverpool’s match, however the restrictions are anticipated to be prolonged, main Gladbach to hunt options for their very own fixture.

A UEFA assertion mentioned: “UEFA can verify that the UEFA Champions League round-of-16 first-leg match between Borussia VfL 1900 Monchengladbach and Manchester City FC will now happen on the Puskas Area in Budapest.

Liverpool will play at the Puskas Arena eight days before City

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Liverpool will play on the Puskas Area eight days earlier than City

“The date of the match (24 February 2021) and kick-off time (21:00CET) will stay the identical.

“UEFA wish to thank Borussia VfL 1900 Monchengladbach and Manchester City FC for his or her shut cooperation and help, in addition to the Hungarian Soccer Federation for his or her help and agreeing to host the match in query.”

Leipzig are due at Anfield for his or her return leg on March 10, whereas Gladbach are scheduled to journey to the Etihad Stadium on March 16.





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