Champions League football will continue for Premier League representatives this week.
The Premier League announced on Friday that all domestic matches would be postponed this weekend with the nation in mourning over the loss of Queen Elizabeth II.
According to The Sun, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Tottenham will return to European duty next week and any failure to do so will result in the loss of points.
Spurs are due to travel to Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday in a bid to avoid a repeat of their canceled Europa Conference League clash with Ligue 1 club Rennes on December 9 last year.
Play was initially suspended after the North Londoners reported an outbreak of COVID-19 in their squad.
UEFA set a December 31 deadline for a replay but were unable to agree a date with the French club, leading Antonio Conte’s men to accept a 3-0 defeat 0 in accordance with UEFA regulations.
Subsequently, Spurs exited the group stage, despite being the favorites to win the competition.
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Liverpool will be hoping to avenge Wednesday night’s poor showing when they were beaten 4-1 at Napoli.
The Reds host Ajax at Anfield on Tuesday who beat Rangers 4-0 last week.
Graham Potter is set to take charge of his first game as Chelsea boss on Wednesday when RB Leipzig travel to Stamford Bridge.
The Blues kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 1-0 loss at Dinamo Zagreb last Tuesday, which served as the final act in Thomas Tuchel’s tenure as manager.
City are hoping to build on their impressive start after beating Sevilla 4-0 last week.
Erling Haaland scored twice for the Premier League champions against the Spanish side and will be licking his lips at the prospect of facing his former side Borussia Dortmund at the Etihad this week.
European meetings this week
tuesday september 13
- Sporting Lisbon v Tottenham, 5.45pm, LIVE on talkSPORT 2
- Liverpool v Ajax, 8:00 p.m.
- Rangers v Napoli, 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 14
- Shakhtar Donetsk v Celtic, 5.45pm, LIVE on talkSPORT 2
- Chelsea v FC Red Bull Salzburg, 8:00 p.m., LIVE on talkSPORT
- Manchester City – Borussia Dortmund, 8:00 p.m.
Thursday September 15
- Sheriff Tiraspol v Manchester United, 5.45pm, LIVE on talkSPORT
- Arsenal – PSV Eindhoven, 8:00 p.m.
EUROPA CONFERENCE LEAGUE
Thursday September 15
- Silkeborg IF v West Ham, 8:00 p.m.
- Rigas Futbola Skola v Heart of Midlothian, 8:00 p.m.
Will UCL matches take place this week? Chelsea, Liverpool, City and Spurs