VELTINS-Arena to host UEFA Europa League 2019/20 games
Stadiums in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Duisburg and Gelsenkirchen will host the knock-out tournament. UEFA announced the news regarding the remaining Europa League campaign on Wednesday (17/6).
UEFA will announce which quarterfinal and semi-final matches will be played at the VELTINS-Arena at a later date. The quarterfinals, semi-finals and final of the tournament will be played between 10th and 21st August 2020, with the final in Cologne’s RheinEnergieSTADION.
The last-16 ties between Inter Milan & Getafe and Sevilla & AS Roma will be decided over one match, after the first leg was originally postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. UEFA haven’t yet announced where those games will be played. It is also unknown if the six remaining last-16 ties, of which the first legs have all been played, will be played at the home team’s ground or in the German stadiums.
UEFA had to postpone a number of Europa League ties due to the ongoing crisis, with no UEL football being played since 12th March.