Antonio Conte

UEFA has confirmed postponed Europa Conference League pitting Tottenham and Rennes will not be rescheduled. 

Spurs were set to take on Rennes on Thursday in their final group stage game of the Europa Conference League but it was canceled after the north London confirmed 13 Covid-19 cases. On Saturday Uefa revealed that a solution that ‘could not work for both clubs’ could not be found.

“Following a COVID-19 outbreak in the team of Tottenham Hotspur FC ahead of the UEFA Europa Conference League group stage match against Stade Rennais FC, scheduled to take place on 9 December 2021 in London, the match could not take place,” a statement from UEFA read.

“In accordance with Annex J of the UEFA Europa Conference League regulations, UEFA, in cooperation with the two clubs tried to find a viable solution in order to reschedule the match, so as to ensure the group stage could be completed accordingly.”

“Unfortunately, despite all efforts, a solution that could work for both clubs could not be found.”

“As a consequence, the match can no longer be played and the matter will, therefore, be referred to the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body for a decision to be taken in accordance with Annex J of the above-mentioned competition regulations.”

The matter will now be referred to the Uefa control, ethics, and disciplinary body.


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