European soccer’s governing physique UEFA will talk about eliminating the away targets rule in its competitions, The Occasions reported.
The rule is utilized when the rating of a two-legged tie is degree on combination after 180 minutes, with the crew scoring extra targets away from its house venue declared winner.
The rule — introduced into European competitions in 1965 — has come beneath scrutiny this season with some matches being held at impartial venues with out spectators as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
The Occasions stated the rule can be mentioned at UEFA’s membership competitions committee assembly in Porto on Friday, a day earlier than the Champions League closing between Premier League sides Manchester Metropolis and Chelsea.
Final season’s Champions League winner Bayern Munich was knocked out by Paris St Germain within the quarterfinals on away targets. Juventus additionally crashed out beneath the identical rule within the spherical of 16, dropping towards Porto in additional time.