Tottenham Face Europa Conference League Elimination
The Body governing football in Europe, UEFA has announced that the Europa Conference League game between Tottenham and Rennes will not be postponed.
UEFA released a statement confirming the news on Saturday, December 11th, 2021. According to the reports, the body could not find a way for the match to be
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 Discilinary Body for a decision to be taken in accordance with Annex J of the above-mentioned competition regulations.
According to the rules governing the game in Europe, if the game can not be scheduled, Tottenham will have to forfeit the game and Rennes will be awarded 3-0. The result will mean the London team will be knocked out of the competition because they need a win to advance to the next round.
The panel of the UEFA Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body will have to determine if Spurs had 13 outfield players available and a goalkeeper and will also look at how both clubs have tried in rearranging the fixture.