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UEFA Cancels Covid-postponed Tottenham v Rennes Europa Conference League Tie

Tottenham Hotspur have been hit by coronavirus. (Reuters Photo)

Tottenham’s Premier League match at Brighton on Sunday has also been postponed.

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  • Last Updated:December 11, 2021, 16:56 IST
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UEFA on Saturday announced the cancellation of Tottenham’s Covid-postponed Europa Conference League game against Rennes.

The two clubs were unable to find a suitable date to reschedule Thursday’s game and “as a consequence, the match can no longer be played”, European football’s governing body explained.

UEFA’s disciplinary wing will determine a result for the scrapped game.

The ruling will please Group G winners Rennes.

The French side had flown to London and they  accused Spurs of making a “unilateral decision” in calling off the match on Wednesday.

Tottenham are level on points with third-placed Vitesse Arnhem, and required a win to seal second and go through to the play-offs.

But according to UEFA rules Antonio Conte’s side face being declared the 3-0 losers.

Conte revealed on the eve of the game in north London that eight of his players and five members of staff had tested positive for Covid-19.

Tottenham’s Premier League match at Brighton on Sunday has also been postponed.

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