Atltico de Madrid The bans to receive English arrive until February 17
Atltico is waiting for the possibility of not being able to receive Chelsea (game to be played on February 23 at the Metropolitano) due to the new regulations that, for example, They have led Liverpool to not being able to travel to Germany to face Leipzig due to the restrictions caused by the new wave of Covid-19.
A ban that reaches, for the moment, until February 17, just one day after the date set for the duel that seems not going to be disputed. A scenario that has led Atltico to start working on new options (playing in a field other than the Metropolitan) in case that date is extended and Chelsea cannot travel to Madrid for the match set on February 23.
In the rojiblanco team they will wait to see how the events unfold on that first day of the Champions League and in the Europa League round andIn which there are also teams involved in these new and harsh restrictions due to the increase in cases of coronavirus.
It must be remembered, in that sense, that to finish the last edition UEFA had to invent an 8-format format in Lisbon that managed to put an end to the 19-20 Champions League. We will see what happens in the next few weeks. and how it evolves in the tie for Atltico and all the teams involved in the round of 16.