UEFA confirms teams can make FIVE substitutions at Euro 2020 with same rules for Nations League finals and relegation play-offs
- The measures are designed to help balance the workload of the players in this term
- UEFA has approved the lifting of the 30 percent capacity limit for UEFA matches
- The capacity limits are now set by the relevant local authority, UEFA said
- A ‘final decision’ to approve the expanded Champions League is expected on April 19
Teams can make five substitutions at Euro 2020 after approval by the UEFA Executive Committee on Wednesday.
The measures, designed to balance the workload of players in a season compressed by the coronavirus pandemic, will also apply to the UEFA Nations League finals and relegation playoffs, UEFA said.
The governing committee of the governing body of European football has also agreed to lift the 30 percent capacity limit for venues hosting UEFA matches.
England and other Euro 2020 teams can make five substitutions at the tournament
The same goes for France and the three other parties involved in the Nations League semi-finals
The capacity limits are now set by the relevant local authority, UEFA said.
However, the decision to ban visiting spectators last October was extended until the final of the UEFA club competition in May.
The committee was expected to approve a new expanded Champions League format at Wednesday’s meeting to take effect in 2024, but said on Tuesday that a “ final decision ” would be made at the next ExCo meeting on Tuesday. April 19th.
UEFA said the new timetable has been unanimously approved by the committee, which consists of members of the European Club Association and the representative bodies of the European Leagues.
UEFA has not publicly commented on the reason for the delay in adopting the new format, but the PA news agency understands that clubs are seeking more commercial control over the Champions League.
It has also agreed to lift the 30 percent capacity limit in venues hosting UEFA matches
A ‘final decision’ to approve a new, expanded Champions League is expected on April 19