Real Madrid – Liverpool , corresponding to the first leg of the Champions League quarterfinals, can be played at the Alfredo di Stéfano stadium after the Government lifted the entry restrictions on passengers from the United Kingdom that were implemented on Tuesday to control the spread of new variants of the coronavirus. From now on, British citizens must submit to the same rules as travelers from the Schengen area, which require them to carry a negative PCR to be able to transit between countries, as the Government spokesperson has clarified in the press conference after the Council of Ministers. , María Jesús Montero.
On the contrary, the Executive has chosen to maintain the limitations on flights from Brazil and South Africa to try to avoid the expansion of the variants detected in these countries, which "still have little prevalence in Spain." In this way, it has extended the restrictions for the fourth time, which will come into effect from 6:00 p.m. on March 30 to 00:00 a.m. on April 13
The Champions League match is set for April 6 and therefore, after this measure announced by the Executive, it will be possible to play at the Alfredo di Stéfano de Valdebebas , although final confirmation by all parties involved is missing. Granada will also be able to host Manchester United in Los Cármenes on April 8 in the first leg of the Europa League quarterfinals.
Due to the restrictions applied to travelers from the United Kingdom, Atlético de Madrid had to play the Champions League round of 16 first leg against Chelsea in Bucharest and Real Sociedad hosted Manchester United in Turin in the Europa League round of 32. The return match between the 'reds' and Zinedine Zidane's team is set for April 14 at Anfield, while Granada will visit Old Trafford on April 15.
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