The Russian league offers to resume football matches on June 21 or 28

first_imgThe RPL makes this offer to the clubs after UEFA has asked the leagues to draw up calendars to end current competitions and to send the information on the options to Switzerland until May 25.They must also transmit to UEFA until August 3 the list of participants in European competitions for the 2020/2021 season.For Russian clubs, Participation in European competitions will begin with the second qualification round, which is scheduled for now from 11 to 13 August.The RPL and the UFR have also studied various restrictions from the Russian authorities and, taking into account these limitations, will formulate recommendations to resume training.The guide will refer to specific individual behaviors during confinement and self-isolation training, the medical tests of the players and the conditions under which group training can be resumed before moving on to the phase in which the full squads participate.All this taking into account that the authorities relax or repeal the decrees that currently limit training.The RPL also indicated that it works with the UFR on the return of foreign employees and players from outside Russia, since restrictions on entry to Russia by foreigners will still last until at least May 1.“We monitor government decisions and are evaluating options for the return of club employees and players who have left our country. Any scenario implies compliance with all the quarantine and self-isolation requirements decreed by the authorities, “states the RPL. The directive of the Russian First Division League (RPL) Monday offered the clubs two options to resume the national competition, suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic: June 21 or 28.The RPL said in a statement that these two options are based on UEFA’s recommendation that national leagues have ended national competitions on August 2.With the first option, the first two days would be played once a week to ease the burden on the players.. The next five days would be played on Saturday and Sunday, and also in the middle of the week, and the last one only on the weekend.The second proposal would involve a weekly cycle at the beginning and the remaining seven days with matches in the middle of the week.Both options take into account the possibility of finishing playing the Russian Cup, a decision that will ultimately be taken by the Russian Football Union.Likewise, the RPL is preparing a draft regulation to hold matches without spectators in case the restriction on holding public events is maintained.The Russian Football Union (UFR), following the recommendations of the authorities and UEFA, initially suspended the league championship on March 17 until next April 10, but was forced to extend the measure until May 31.On the recommendation of UEFA, He has already ruled out finishing the championship in Russia, although Zenit’s advantage over the second, Krasnodar, is remarkable, nine points, with eight days to go.last_img

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