LISBON (PORTUGAL) – The Champions League could be awarded for the first time in its history through a Final Eight.
The hypothesis that the Champions League final phase will be held in Lisbon is becoming more and more concrete , even if the decision will be taken only on June 17 , when the UEFA planned executive will meet in Nyon .
Cristiano Ronaldo would be thrilled as he started his prestigious career in Lisbon with Sporting.
The latest confirmation of the rumors in this regard was published by Bild.
The German newspaper would give UEFA choice.
Thus would take place in the Portuguese capital the unpublished formula of the Final Eight to designate the winner of the most prestigious cup.
The other two venues to replace Istanbul, which has pulled back time ahead of the prospect of a closed-door event, are Moscow and Frankfurt, with the Russian capital likely to be excluded due to the difficult health situation due to the pandemic.
Before moving on to the Final Eight, however, you have to end the round of 16.
Atalanta is already among the top eight in Europe while Juventus and Naples have yet to earn this goal on the field.
Juve and Napoli will take the field in Europe after August 2 (the date on which the championship will end).
Juve must reassemble Lyon's 0-1 while Napoli must look for the feat in Barcelona after the 1-1 draw of San Paolo. (source ANSA).
Source: Blitz Quotidiano