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The UEFA appeals committee considers the cancellation case The Swiss-Ukrainian Nations League match and gave the Ukrainian national team a technical defeat. Committee decisions are published on website.

The chairman of the UEFA Appeals Body today took the following decision: to announce the 2020/21 UEFA Nations League match between Switzerland and Ukraine, which was scheduled to be played on 17 November 2020, as canceled by the Ukrainian Football Association (which was therefore deemed to have lost the match 3-0 ), “ statement informing.

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The Ukrainian Football Association (UAF) will appeal this decision.

“Having received the operative portion of the decision of the UEFA appeals committee, the UAF expressed its categorical disagreement with it and its intention to appeal this decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne immediately upon receipt of the full text of the decision with the reasoning section,” UAF Vice President, Secretary General of the association Yuriy Zapisotsky said.

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As we reported earlier, UEFA decided to cancel the Nations League match due to the spike in coronavirus incidents on the Ukrainian team.

At that time, both teams were ready to face the match. But the real situation is worrying: on Tuesday, three Ukrainian players, Ruslan Malynovsky, Junior Moraes and Serhiy Kryvtsov passed positive tests. Previously, seven of their teammates contracted Covid-19.

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