Liverpool v Leipzig Champions League clash under threat due to UK flight ban to Germany

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According to the Daily Mail, Liverpool’s last-16 Champions League clash against RB Leipzig could be under threat after the German government imposed a ban on flights coming from the UK until February 17th.

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The German government announced restrictions for travellers from the UK, Ireland, Brazil, Portugal and South Africa in bid to slow the spread of the new and more contagious variant of Covid-19.

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are due to take on Bundesliga side RB Leipzig the day before the ban is scheduled to end in the first leg of their round-of-16 encounter in the Champions League.

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According to the Liverpool Echo, the fixture may now have to be switched to a neutral venue if the Premier League champions are not given permission to enter Germany to play the game at the Red Bull Arena.

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