The 1-1 half-time score was confirmed by UAF as the Euro 2024 qualifier between Belgium and Sweden, which was abandoned for safety reasons, will not be replayed.
Monday’s game was called off at halftime after two Swedes were shot dead in a terrorist attack in Brussels.
UEFA confirmed that each team will be awarded one point in Group F after the Belgian and Swedish football associations expressed their desire not to replay the match.
UEFA’s statement reads: “In order to take the said decision, the Executive Committee noted that it is impossible to play the remaining part of the match the following day; the Royal Belgian Football Association and the Swedish Football Association have decided not to play the remaining part of the match due to the circumstances and the result at half-time (1-1) as They have clearly expressed their desire to see the final stage.
When the first round of the tournament should be completed, the respective schedules will not allow any date to be used following the draw of the playoffs and the final draw of the next November international window.
The result does not affect qualification for Euro 2024, with Belgium’s qualification already confirmed and Sweden eliminated.
Suspensions given in the abandoned game are considered served and single yellow cards taken remain valid.
After the game, Sweden manager Jan Andersen called for the game to be stopped when the players heard about the shooting.
Belgian Interior Minister Annelie Verlinden confirmed on Tuesday morning that the attacker had been identified and died.
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European football’s governing body has also confirmed that no UEFA matches will be played in Israel due to the conflict between Israel and Gaza.
Maccabi Haifa and Maccabi Tel-Aviv have been asked to provide alternate home arenas for their respective Europa League and Europa Conference League schedules.
The pair’s European matches on October 26 – Maccabi Haifa were set to travel to Villarreal in the Europa League and Maccabi Tel-Aviv were scheduled to host Zorya Luhansk in the Europa League – were postponed to December 6 and November 25.
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