Women’s Champions League: OL-PSG quarter-final return postponed by UEFA because of Covid-19

Delphine Cascarino (OL) and Paulina Dudek (PSG)
UEFA decided, this Tuesday, March 30, to postpone the meeting between OL and PSG in the quarter-final return of the Women’s Champions League because of the cases of Covid-19 declared within the Lyon workforce. The day before, four positive cases for the virus, in addition to the two at the end of last week, had been revealed by the Rhone club.

OL won their case. This Monday, March 29, Olympique Lyonnais made a request to UEFA for a postponement of the match concerning their quarter-final second leg of the Women’s Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain. This followed the revelation of four new positive cases for Covid-19 within the Lyon workforce, just a few days after the first two cases. This Tuesday, March 30, the body which governs European football therefore ruled in favor of a postponement of the meeting while the Lyonnaises had imposed themselves on the occasion of the first leg at the Parc des Princes (1-0).

This decision comes less than three weeks after the postponement of their confrontation for the national title in Division 1, the shock to be disputed on Saturday, March 13. This time, it was not on the side of OL but in Paris that the cases of Covid-19 had finally condemned the good performance of the meeting.

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