The Belgian cup final between Club Brugge and Royal Antwerp will be played on Saturday, August 1. The competition in Belgium was already ended earlier because of the corona virus.
Bruges and Antwerp play the final of the Croky Cup without an audience at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels. The Belgian federation announced this on Thursday after consultation with the clubs, the Belgian league, the municipality of Brussels and the police.
In addition, the final of the play-offs for promotion will be played between OH Leuven and Beerschot on Sunday 2 August. The 2019/2020 season has already ended for all other clubs in Belgium.
In March, it was decided to definitively end the season and to declare Club Brugge champion. Captain Ruud Vormer's team was well ahead with one more game in the regular season. The final round and the playoffs have been completely canceled.
The Belgian Security Council recently determined that professional sport is not permitted until 31 July. This enabled the Belgian federation to give the green light for the cup final and the promotion final in August.
In the Netherlands, professional football is prohibited until 1 September, which means that the cup final between Feyenoord and FC Utrecht was canceled. The Utrecht judge does not accept this and hopes to enforce a final through UEFA and possibly the judge.
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