UEFA decided to strike hard against Russia. This Monday, the European Football Confederation announced several measures against its selections and its clubs. First of all, no Russian team will participate in the European Cups next season. This sanction includes the Champions League, the Europa League, the Europa League Conference but also the Women’s Champions League and the Youth League.
The Russian candidacy for the organization of the Euro lapses
Russia will also not take part in the League of Nations. The “Sbornaïa” will automatically be ranked fourth and last in Group 2 of League B. ” As a result, writes UEFA in a press release, the Russians will be relegated at the end of the group stage. » In addition, the Russian women’s selection is excluded from the next Euro (July 6-31) and will be replaced by Portugal, beaten in the play-offs by Russia. She is also ousted from the qualifiers for the 2023 World Cup.
Finally, the UEFA Executive Committee declared ineligible the Russian candidacy for the organization of the men’s Euro of the 2028 or 2032 edition.