The Eredivisie will inform UEFA of its intention to end the season

first_imgThe resumption of the Dutch league is in danger. The Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mark Rutte, has communicated that there will be no professional soccer until September 1. The Dutch Government has extended the ban on mass events on the territory from June 1 to September 1, which it leaves the current football season in the Netherlands in a very bad position. And if you do it beyond that date, you compromise the following campaign. “It is sour but we cannot take risks. We have to make that sacrifice and I hope people do,” Rutte said of the ban.Now the members of the Eredivisie, together with the federation (KNVB), will have to make a decision in the next few hours Although everything indicates that the season will be over, as some clubs want. The KNVB He has released his reaction in a statement: “The professional soccer board has the intention not to continue playing the competition. Based on the government’s decision, the KNVB will consult UEFA, after which a decision will be made. The clubs and other parties will meet on Friday to discuss the consequences. “ In the neighboring country, Belgium, Bruges has already been proclaimed winner. It remains to be seen if Ajax will be the champion, first but equaled to points with the AZ Alkmaar. In addition, to distribute the European squares. Fortunately, there is no dispute about any European competitions on Dutch territory, which would have caused another problem for UEFA.Matches in Germany, possibility almost ruled outAnother possibility that was on the table was to try end the 2019-2020 season in German territory, as some Dutch media point out. In Germany, from May 9, the Bundesliga returns and se was considering the possibility of finishing the Eredivisie in the German stadiums and without an audience. The KNVB statement leaves this option very far away.last_img

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