Single-Game Knockout Format For Champions League To Be Considered

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Single-Game Knockout Format For Champions League To Be Considered 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sun Aug 23, 2020 4:38 pm

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said that he would consider implementing a single-game knockout format for future Champions League tournaments.

Ceferin added that the changes could take place beginning in the quarterfinals.

\"We were forced to do it but in the end we see that we found out something new. So we will think about it in the future for sure,\" said Ceferin.

Ceferin noted that while games have been more exciting without a second leg, the single-leg format will mean less televised matches.  

\"[There has been] not so much tactics. If it is one match, if one team scores then the other has to score as soon as possible. If it is two-legged system then there is still time to win the next match.

\"More exciting matches for sure but of course we also have to think about the fact that we have less matches and broadcasters [can] say: \'you don\'t have as many matches as before, this is different\' so we will have to discuss when this crazy situation ends.\"


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