Royal Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales has said he does not support the idea of having La Liga’s table stand as it is if the season cannot be completed, meaning leaders Barcelona would not be handed the title.
He spoke after UEFA announced on Tuesday its intent for all seasons to be completed by June 30 amid the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic:
Per Alfredo Matilla of AS, Rubiales said: “The 19-20 season has to end with the same rules and not change, although the situation is exceptional. I cannot guarantee that the competition will end, as others have risked saying, before June 30. It is unfair that the competition ends with the classification as it is now.”
Competitions will have to be completed if possible by June 30 although this is not a red line,” he added, per Tom Allnutt of the Agence France-Presse. “We’ll fight for what is fair to ensure the league reflects what happens on the pitch.” Continue reading