Champions League and Europa League matches could be suspended due to coronavirus

Champions League and Europa League matches could be suspended due to coronavirus

- Champions League matches return to center stage across various match venues this week

- This difficult decision is considered due to the spread of deadly coronavirus ravaging the entire world at the moment

- UEFA have now concluded plans to suspend all European games due to the outbreak

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UEFA are reportedly planning to suspend all Champions League and Europa League matches due to the spread of deadly coronavirus.

The European body has already confirmed that some of the second-leg of some round of 16 encounters would be played behind closed doors.

Valencia against Atalanta is one of the matches marked down to be played without the presence of their fans.

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Other games including those of Barcelona against Napoli and Paris Saint-Germain vs Borussia Dortmund will also be with their supporters.

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Meanwhile, Europa League matches between Wolves and Olympiacos, Getafe versus Inter Milan, Sevilla against Roma with Manchester United's clash with LASK set to follow.

The continuous spread of the deadly virus has forced the Italian government to suspend the Serie A until early next month.

And some other leagues may follow suit according to SunSport.

The publication quoting Spain's Catalunya Radio claims UEFA might be considering suspending all quarterfinal games until the cure has been found.

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Premier League giants Chelsea might be forced to face Bayern Munich in am empty stadium next week in a bid to reduce the spread of the virus.

All sport in Italy, the European country hardest hit by the virus, has been suspended until at least April 3.

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