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Coronavirus: Bayern Munich vs Chelsea to be played behind closed doors

The second leg of Chelsea's Champions League round of 16 clash away to Bayern Munich will be played behind closed doors.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard (left) applauds the fans after the final whistle of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg match at Stamford Bridge

The Bavarian government decided today to ban events with more than 1,000 visitors until the end of the Easter holidays (including April 19, 2020)," the German side, who lead 3-0 from the first leg, announced.

"This decision also has consequences for FC Bayern. The Champions League game against Chelsea on March 18, 2020 will be played as planned, but without spectators. FC Bayern announced this to UEFA today.

"FC Bayern today under what conditions the Champions League game against Chelsea can take place next Wednesday. Only people who have a job to perform at the game are allowed. TV coverage is guaranteed by the rights holder.

"FC Bayern will reimburse all buyers of an admission ticket for the Champions League round of 16 against Chelsea the official ticket price. Day ticket buyers as well as season ticket holders are individually lettered and informed about the reimbursement procedure.

"How it will be decided on the further games of FC Bayern until April 19 is not yet clear."