Spurs out of Europa conference league after UEFA affirms relinquish of Rennes match
Tottenham Hotspur were unable to field a team for the December 9 encounter owing to a Covid-19 outbreak among Antonio Conte’s squad and staff; Spurs attempted to reschedule the match but were unable to find a time that was convenient for both parties; a win in the game would have pushed Spurs through to the next round
Spurs out of Europa conference league after UEFA affirms relinquish of Rennes match, the match was scheduled to take place on December 9 at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, but it was postponed owing to a Covid-19 outbreak among the Tottenham Hotspur squad.
UEFA had already announced that the match would not be replayed, and their new decision sees Antonio Conte’s team lose 3-0 by relinquish, putting them in third place in Group G.
With a win, Tottenham Hotspur would have advanced to the knockout stages of the third-tier European competition, leapfrogging second-placed Vitesse Arnhem.
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