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Three European leaders banned from the Champions League?

On April 21, 2021, 12 clubs proposed to launch a Super League. A European competition to compete with the traditional Champions League. For weeks, this project has shaken the football world, in particular provoking a revolt among supporters. The majority of clubs abandoned the project 48 hours after its formalization. Three European clubs nevertheless continued to defend him tooth and nail.

TheUefa announced on Tuesday the opening of disciplinary proceedings against the real Madrid, the Barça and Juventus. “After an investigation carried out by the UEFA ethics and discipline inspectors in connection with the Super League project, disciplinary proceedings were opened against Real Madrid CF, FC Barcelona and Juventus FC due to the ‘a potential violation of UEFA rules. New information will be communicated in due course. “ According to Cadena Ser and the program El Chiringuito, the three European leaders risk big, until exclusion from the next season of the Champions League. It could even extend to two years without being able to participate in the competition.

Super League: A bad for a good for the underdogs

If so, it could benefit the teams that finished 5th and 6th in La Liga, Real Sociedad and Real Betis, and Serie A fifth, Napoli. The latter would thus recover the vacant places in the Champions League. But this scheme is far from being recorded, since the three clubs have a deadline to present their defense. If they are sanctioned, they can appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) or to the ordinary courts. The final decision on the sanction will be known within two to three weeks.

Always according to the Cadena Ser, the instigators of the Super League did not really let go of the project. They would like to counter-attack by offering a new, more open version by highlighting sporting merit. Case to be continued …

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