UCL: RB Leipzig v Liverpool game moved to Hungary

Liverpool’s Champions League last-16 first leg against RB Leipzig will be played in Budapest, Hungary after they were banned from traveling to Germany.

Germany has prohibited most travel from countries hit hard by new variants of Covid-19, including the UK.

The game will now take place at Budapest’s Puskas Arena on the same date of 16 February (20:00 GMT).

The second leg will be played on 10 March at Anfield.

Uefa thanked both clubs for their “close cooperation and assistance in finding a solution”, as well as the Hungarian Football Federation for agreeing to host the match.


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