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Tottenham may be eliminated from the group stage without going to the last round of the group stage |  Conference run

Tottenham may be eliminated from the group stage without going to the last round of the group stage | Conference run

The European Football Association announced, on Saturday, that the match between Tottenham and Rennes is valid for the sixth and final round of the group stage. Conference League, will not be rescheduled. UEFA assigned the matter to the Monitoring, Ethics and Disciplinary Committee, Which could end up punishing the English team for WO

Unfortunately, despite all efforts, no successful solution was found for both clubs. As a result, the match cannot be played,” UEFA said.

The match between Tottenham and Rennes for the Conference League was scheduled for last Thursday, But the match was postponed due to the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus in the English club’s squad. At least eight players have been injured recently. The French national team complained about the decision.

This scenario indicates that Tottenham should be eliminated from the group stage. Antonio Conte’s team finished third in Group G with seven points, three points behind Vitesse and four behind leaders Rennes. The first-placed team advances directly to the Round of 16, and the second in the group needs a play-off.

In accordance with the UEFA regulations for competitions corresponding to the period of the coronavirus pandemic, Spurs can be penalized with a 3-0 defeat (WO) for not attending the match and not being able to collect at least 13 players, including the goalkeeper.

Also according to the competition rules, the deadline for closing the group stage is December 31.

Antonio Conte Tottenham may not qualify for the Conference League – Image: Getty Images

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