From coming week: UEFA returns guests in the Europapokal
The UEFA informed about a workshop with all involved clubs for the Champions League, Bundesligaist Borussia Dortmund announced on Monday. Accordingly, in the premier class for guest fans, a contingent of over five percent of stadium utilization should be allowed. The fan network Football Supporters Europe (FSE) also announced that guest fans are to be admitted to the club competitions.
In the evening, the UEFA confirmed the changes in the return to the game protocol. The exclusion of guest fans at UEFA competitions had not been extended, said the association. Therefore, the standard procedure is reintroduced, that is, 5 percent of the total permissible stadium capacity are reserved for the fans of the Away team, it said.
Obligatory distance rules can be lifted outdoors
In addition, UEFA for outdoor workspaces raised the obligatory distance rules. This allows a higher capacity to media representatives. However, the association pointed out that all relaxation is subject to local corona protective measures.
The BVB already explained that he will not receive tickets for the first away game on 15 September at Besiktas Istanbul, because no guest fans were admitted in Turkey. For the bots of BVB at Sporting Lisbon and Ajax Amsterdam, they should be informed as early as possible about the approval of guest fans.