The last two group days of the Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup, scheduled for January, have been canceled and the competition will resume with elimination matches, the executive director of the English Premier League announced on Thursday. These matches scheduled for the weekends of January 15 and 22 had already been postponed Monday, following the announcement by the French authorities that it was too dangerous for the teams of France to play against residents of the country, the Kingdom. -UI and Ireland, where the English variant of Covid-19 is spreading at high speed. As the head of Premiership Rugby, Darren Childs explained, the EPCR, which organizes the European Cups, has decided not to look for dates for these matches anymore, the teams’ agenda being already very disturbed and the context unpredictable health. The most likely option is that everything starts again, at a date as yet unknown, directly by the round of 16 opposing, for each event, the best 8 clubs from each of the two pools at the end of the truncated group stage.
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