ANKARA

UEFA have postponed Thursday’s Europa League match between Spanish club Villarreal and Azerbaijan’s Qarabag over multiple coronavirus cases.

Villarreal on Tuesday said on its website that Qarabag failed to have a minimum number of players for the Group I match in Estadio de la Ceramica as the visitors had many COVID-19 cases in their squad.

The Spanish club added that the UEFA will talk to both clubs to find a solution.

The group stage in the Europa League will end Thursday as Villarreal have already won the Group I with 13 points to march to the knockout stage in the tournament.

Meanwhile Qarabag have had 1 point in the group so far. They came last to be eliminated from the Europa League.

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