Lyon-PSG women's Champions League clash postponed due to COVID-19 cases

Seven-time champion Lyon said on Monday that six players had tested positive for COVID-19 and asked for the quarter-final second leg against PSG to be played at a later date.

Lyon, who claimed the last five titles, had won the first leg against PSG 1-0 in Paris.   -  GETTY IMAGES

The women's Champions League quarter-final second leg between Olympique Lyonnais and Paris St Germain has been postponed due to a string of COVID-19 cases within the OL squad.

Seven-times champion Lyon said on Monday that six of its players had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and asked for Wednesday's home game to be played at a later date after the whole squad was put in isolation by regional health authorities.

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UEFA, who were not available for comment, have marked the game as "postponed" on its website.

Lyon, who claimed the last five titles, won the first leg 1-0 in Paris.