UEFA confirms venues for Champions and Europa League

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The coronavirus pandemic stopped Champions League football in its tracks, shortly after La Liga giants Atletico Madrid dumped holders Liverpool out of the competition.

Remaining Champions League and Europa League second-leg matches will be played at home stadiums, UEFA has confirmed.

All matches will be played behind closed doors, but UEFA says it will “monitor the evolution of the situation” and restrictions may be lifted further down the line.

Manchester City will therefore host Real Madrid in the second-leg of their last-16 clash, while Chelsea will travel to Germany to take on Bayern Munich.

The final eight teams in the Champions League will then play in a mini-tournament to decide an overall winner in Portugal in August, with the quarter-finals and semi-finals set to be contested over one leg.

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Europa League last-16 second legs will also be completed at home stadiums.

The final eight teams also play in a mini-tournament in August, but in Germany.

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