Uefa to consider single-game format, says president Aleksander Ceferin

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Manchester City were stunned by Lyon in the Champions League quarter-finals

Uefa might consider revisiting the single-game knockout format in future seasons following its incorporation in this season’s Champions League.

Football’s suspension during the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a revision of the club competition’s format in order that it could be completed at all.

Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin said: “We were forced to do it but in the end we see that we found out something new.

“So we will think about it in the future for sure.”

Both the final stages of the Champions League and Europa League – from the quarter-finals onwards – were held at neutral venues over a two-week period in August.

There were thrilling climaxes in the Champions League quarter-finals involving Manchester City and Lyon, Paris St-Germain and Atalanta, and in RB Leipzig’s win over Atletico Madrid. And in the most eagerly awaited match, Bayern Mun

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