Liverpool are dealing with a Champions League headache after the German authorities banned all flights from the U.Ok. till Feb. 17 to cease the unfold of COVID-19 in Germany.
The Premier League champions are set to face RB Leipzig in Germany on Feb. 16 however might now want to seek out an alternate answer.
Taking part in the sport at a impartial venue is one chance open to the perimeters, or swapping the venues for the primary and second leg.
That will imply Leipzig travelling to Liverpool for the first-leg on Feb. 16 and Jurgen Klopp’s aspect enjoying in Germany on March 10.
Leipzig would be capable to journey to Anfield and again for the primary leg as German passport holders and residents are allowed to journey to Germany the place they’d be examined immediately.
The ban has been put in place by the German authorities to include the unfold of the brand new variant of the coronavirus from high-risk nations.
COVID-19 has already pressured the postponement of a number of Premier League fixtures this season. Nevertheless, these took place due to outbreaks at golf equipment somewhat than journey bans.
German soccer has largely been unaffected by the COVID-19 pandemic throughout the 2020-21 marketing campaign. Though a number of high-profile gamers have examined optimistic, no Bundesliga matches have been postponed to date.