The football match Shakhtar Donetsk against FC Lyon don’t have to spend 12 December in Kharkov in connection with the operation of martial law. So the final round match of the Champions League will transfer to another city. It is likely that the teams will play in Lviv, because Lviv arena claimed Shakhtar in the Champions League as a backup stadium.
“The matches UEFA does not take place in areas where there is martial law. The meeting between Shakhtar and Lyon will not be held in Kharkov. We don’t know yet which city will host this match” – said Deputy Secretary General of UEFA, Giorgio Marchetti, in an interview with AFP, reports Tribuna.
Recall, November 26, the Verkhovna Rada supported the decree of the President about introduction in Ukraine of martial law in the ten regions adjacent to the Russian border, the Azov-Kerch water area and Transnistria.
Earlier it was reported that the Lyon is afraid to go to the match with Shakhtar. Also it became known, will be held sports competitions in connection with the military situation.