The return of the Champions League Lyon vs Juventus that, with the arrival of the coronavirus, was suspended with some second round matches still to be disputed, remains unknown. UEFA is being cautious although August is considered the most viable date to resume the most important competition at club level.

This has been confirmed by the president of Olympique de Lyon, Jean-Michel Aulas, who ensures that the date set for the second round match against Juventus in Turin , for which the French have a 1-0 lead, is 7 August ( Lyon vs Juventus ) .

Lyon vs Juventus Eighth of the Champions League against Juventus on August 7

However, the president of the French club has revealed that they have appealed since, given the suspension of Ligue 1, the French league , and the uncertainty of training for the clubs that remain in the Champions League – they and PSG – there will be a disadvantage against teams from other countries that have not suspended their leagues.

However, the president of the French club has revealed that they have appealed since, given the suspension of Ligue 1, the French league , and the uncertainty of training for the clubs that remain in the Champions League – they and PSG – there will be a disadvantage against teams from other countries that have not suspended their leagues.

The match against Juventus is confirmed for August 7, in Turin and behind closed doors. If the appeals are not successful, our club and PSG are in danger of being overcome by teams that will have a preparation that the others do not have” he explained.

In addition, he analyzed what the suspension of football in France means economically: ” This crisis may mean losses of 900 million euros for French football this season. There is a possibility that will affect us in our future. We do not know who will be able to survive this situation.