UEFA may reduce the group stage of the UEFA Champions League from 32 to 16 clubs

The Union of European football associations is discussing the possible reduction of the number of teams participating in the main round of the Champions League. So, in the group stage can remain 16 clubs instead of the current 32, and the number of groups be reduced from 8 to 2, UKRINFORM reported citing The Telegraph.

«The duration of the UEFA Champions League group stage can be increased. The matches will take place and after the New year (now group stage completed in December). Because of innovations disappear round 1/8 finals of the Champions League. Possible changes will come into force from the season-2018/2019», — stated in the message.

Change the format of lobbying the top clubs in Germany, Spain and Italy, considering that the tournament, in particular, loses the English Premier League in income, and that in the Champions League was a lot of passing, not interested in games.




UEFA may reduce the group stage of the UEFA Champions League from 32 to 16 clubs 24.03.2016

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