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LASK v Man Utd in doubt over COVID-19 as UEFA review whether to suspend European competitions

Marca have a huge report stating that UEFA are set to announce that the Champions League and Europa League will be suspended immediately, coming a day too late for Liverpool.

There has been no official announcement as of yet, but it is widely expected within the next few hours that there is a total shutdown across the two competitions.

That could mean today’s first leg with LASK won’t even get played, despite United having already travelled to Austria thinking that the match would go ahead but behind closed doors because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Sky Sports back up claims that UEFA are reviewing whether to suspend the competitions as senior figures seek suspension with COVID-19 beginning to affect a number of the teams involved.

It was announced earlier that Real Madrid have been placed in quarantine, as per The Guardian. They were scheduled to face Man City at the Etihad next Tuesday.

Not knowing whether today’s game will take place, we’ll keep you updated throughout the day. There are certainly some big doubts.

UEFA will be expected to comment at some stage…

Update: James Ducker of The Telegraph claims tonight’s game is still on, as things stand.

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