UEFA informed the House of football participating in the European competitions that the House of football clubs participating in the European competitions are obliged to strictly follow the regulations of the other countries regarding the measures against the coronavirus.
The “serial” of Novak Djokovic with the cancellation of his visa in Melbourne pressed UEFA to clarify the upcoming trips of the team for the three European competitions and to emphasize that European clubs are obliged to follow the laws and regulations of the countries in which the games take place.
“We are working with stakeholders across Europe with a view to the resumption of UEFA club events in February. The special conditions under which races are held in each country are subject to the decisions of the competent authorities of that country. “Each team must in principle comply with the rules in force in the country where the match takes place, ” the European federation said.
Based on these data, the unvaccinated Chelsea players may lose the away match of the “16” phase of the Champions League with Lille , as France has introduced the obligation of vaccination for all athletes in the French territory, as well as in Italy. Athletes who have not been vaccinated or recently become ill will not be able to travel. Of course, the UEFA information “touches” the Greek teams as well. We remind you that Olympiacos will travel to Bergamo for the match against Atalanta , while PAOK will travel to Denmark to face Midtjylland .