2020/21 UEFA Futsal Champions League rounds replaced by single-leg knock-out rounds

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The UEFA Executive Committee yesterday decided to postpone and amend the format of a few competitions due to the current COVID-19 situation across Europe, in order to further mitigate risks by granting UEFA, clubs and national associations more time to adapt to the evolving situation and thoroughly prepare matches, travels as well as the implementation of the UEFA Return to Play Protocol.

The decision taken by the UEFA Executive Committee in relation to futsal are:

2020/21 UEFA Futsal Champions League

The Preliminary Round, Main Round, and Elite Round (all originally planned with mini-tournaments) will be replaced by single-leg knock-out rounds, with the Preliminary Round in November, the Round of 32 in January, and the Round of 16 in February.

The Final Eight (instead of Final Four) will take place in April or May.

The 2020/21 UEFA Futsal Champions League will be played in a single-leg knockout format leading to a one-venue eight-team final tournament.

On 16 September, the UEFA Executive Committee decided to postpone and amend the format due to the current COVID-19 situation across Europe, in order to further mitigate risks by granting UEFA, clubs, and national associations more time to adapt to the evolving situation and thoroughly prepare matches, travels as well as the implementation of the UEFA Return to Play Protocol.

Details of entries and exact draw and match dates will be confirmed.

Calendar

Preliminary round: November
Round of 32: January
Round of 16: February
Finals (Quarter-finals, Semi-finals, Final): April/May tbc

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