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UEFA rule Tottenham v Rennes CANNOT be played after failing to pick a new date...

UEFA rule Tottenham v Rennes CANNOT be played after failing to pick a new date following Covid-19 outbreak at Spurs – throwing the Europa Conference League group stage into disarray

UEFA have decided Tottenham’s postponed European game cannot be played 
Spurs’ final European group stage match against Rennes was initially postponed
Antonio Conte’s side asked for it to be rescheduled after a Covid-19 outbreak 

By Max Mathews For Mailonline
Published: 09:21 GMT, 11 December 2021 | Updated: 09:32 GMT, 11 December 2021

UEFA have ruled that Tottenham’s postponed Europa Conference League match against Rennes cannot be played – throwing the group into chaos.
Spurs’ final group stage tie was postponed due to a Covid-19 outbreak at the club, with Antonio Conte’s side asking for it to be rescheduled, but UEFA state this is not possible. 

The European governing body have referred the matter to the Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body to resolve the issue, with Tottenham forfeiting the game a potential option. 

UEFA have ruled Tottenham’s Europa Conference League game vs Rennes cannot be played

The UEFA statement said: ‘Following a COVID-19 outbreak in the team of Tottenham Hotspur FC ahead of the UEFA Europa Conference League group stage match against Stade Rennais FC, scheduled to take place on 9 December 2021 in London, the match could not take place.
‘Unfortunately, despite all efforts, a solution that could work for both clubs could not be found. 

‘As a consequence, the match can no longer be played and the matter will, therefore, be referred to the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body for a decision to be taken in accordance with Annex J of the above-mentioned competition regulations.’
More to follow. 

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Spurs’ Group G Table – as it stands 

    Team                 MP          W          D          L         GF         GA          GD         Points
1. Rennes             5              3           2           0        10          7              3             11

2. Vitesse            6              3            1           2         12          9              3             10 
3. Tottenham     5              2            1           2          11          8              3             7
4. NS Mura          6             1             0          5          5           14            -9            3

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