The traditional Champions Trophy will oppose next August 1 the LOSC, champion of France, to PSG, winner of the Cup. But the game scheduled in Tel Aviv could be moved.
Last year, the Professional Football League quickly decided to postpone the Champions Trophy, which each year pits the reigning French champion against the winner of the Coupe de France, or his runner-up in Ligue 1. The PSG poster – OM did not take place last summer, health crisis requires, it was last January that this meeting took place in Lens, Paris overcoming Marseille (2-1). For 2021, the LFP has decided to play the Champions Trophy at the Bloomfield stadium in Tel Aviv in Israel, and we have known the poster for this meeting since Sunday, since the French champion, Lille, will challenge Paris Saint-Germain. , who had beaten Monaco in the final of the Coupe de France.
Israel too dangerous for LOSC-PSG?
But no luck for the League, this time it is not the covid that is the problem, but the political situation in Israel. If for the moment, a ceasefire has brought calm to this country, many things can happen by August 1, the date scheduled for this Champions Trophy 2021. What to encourage Vincent Labrune and his colleagues thinking about keeping this match in a country where dramatic incidents have occurred in recent weeks. According to The team, this situation in Israel ” could force the League to change the location of this first official match “. A decision could be taken quickly so that LOSC and PSG can finalize the schedule for their summer preparation, the LFP obviously not wishing to take unnecessary risks for the first title of the 2021-2022 season.