PSG willing to play Champions League home games abroad
Paris Saint-Germain owner Nasser Al-Khelaifi was quick to respond after the French government outlawed football in France until September.
Al-Khelaifi said he respects the government’s decision and that he’ll bring PSG’s home matches outside of France when the UEFA Champions League restarts this summer.
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Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 are done for the season after the French government joined the Netherlands in canceling live sporting events for most of the summer.
PSG will have already planned for the possibility of playing all UCL matches at a neutral site, so this doesn’t change a ton.
What’s interesting, even comical, is how quickly PSG reacted to the news. Ligue 1 had long been relegated to a subplot with a 12-point table lead and a match-in-hand on second-place Marseille.
A cynic would say PSG won’t care much about domestic honors until they’ve laid claim to their European honors. Today did little to dissuade those in that mind frame.