MATCHDAY: Man United’s CL bid could rest on City ban verdict

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Monday:


Manchester City will discover if it is to be banned from European competitions for the next two seasons. The Court of Arbitration for Sport delivers its verdict at 0830 GMT after hearing City’s appeal against the UEFA sanctions for breaching Financial Fair Play rules. Currently second in the Premier League, Pep Guardiola’s side has secured qualification for next season’s Champions League.


A beneficiary of Manchester City being banned from the Champions League could be rival Manchester United, which is fifth heading into Monday’s game against Southampton. Fifth place would take the fourth qualification spot if second-place City isn’t allowed into European football’s elite
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