UEFA also moved the Champions League match between Borussia Mönchengladbach and Manchester City to Hungary. Due to the strict corona measures in Germany, it is not possible for City to travel to the country.
Because of these measures, the duel between RB Leipzig and Liverpool was previously moved to Budapest, where the Puskás Aréna will be played. This also applies to the competition between Gladbach and City, which is scheduled for 24 February. Nothing changes at the starting time: the two shifts kick off at 21:00.
UEFA announced in a statement that it welcomed the willingness of the Hungarian Football Association to let the matches play there. ‘The UEFA would like to thank Gladbach and Manchester City for their good cooperation and support. The Hungarian Football Association is also thanked for the assistance and for the fact that the match can be organised there ‘, can be read in the short statement.
Uefa verifying that #mcfc Champions League round of 16 first leg match against Borussia Mönchengladbach will now take place at the Puskás Aréna in Budapest. Same date, February 24.
— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) February 8, 2021