The match against Lyon was postponed because of martial law

Матч Шахтер - Лион перенесли из-за военного положения

The match of the sixth round of a group round of League of Champions between Donetsk “Shakhtar” and the French “Lyon” because martial law was moved from Kharkiv to Kiev.

As reported on the official site of UEFA, the match will be held on December 12 at the NSC “Olympic”. Start – 22:00 Kyiv time.

Note, in case of a victory over Olympique Lyonnais, Shakhtar will advance to the 1/8 finals of the most prestigious club tournament of Europe.

Матч Шахтер - Лион перенесли из-за военного положения

Shakhtar vs Lyon moved from Kharkiv to Kiev

Initially the match “Shakhtar” – “Lyon” was held in Kharkiv at the Metallist sports complex – the home stadium of the Pitmen.

“On the start of ticket sales will be announced later. Stay tuned. Also in the near future expect to the official website information about refunds for tickets purchased for the match in Kharkiv”, – reported in “the miner”.

We will remind, the Executive Committee of the Union of European football associations (UEFA) banned to compete in regions where martial law, according to a release from UEFA.

The decision was taken at a UEFA Executive Committee on Monday, December 3.

It is also noted that the Executive Committee of UEFA has banned matches in places accessible only through a region where martial law.

Previously UEFA has announced that the postponed home game of the Europa League Shakhtar Donetsk – Arsenal London from Poltava to Kiev in connection with the imposition of martial law in some regions of Ukraine.

As reported by the portal Znayu famous football player called for support for Ukraine.

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