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UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin statement on Dortmund incident

UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin. (Photo by Paul Murphy - UEFA/UEFA via Getty Images)

Following tonight’s incident involving the Borussia Dortmund team bus, the UEFA Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco FC has been postponed until Wednesday at 18:45 CET.

This decision was made after a meeting held at the BVB Stadion Dortmund between UEFA, representatives of the two clubs and local authorities.

UEFA President Aleksander Čeferin said: „I was deeply disturbed by the explosions which occurred tonight in Dortmund. The decision taken to postpone the UEFA Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco was the correct one since we must always prioritise the safety and security of all fans, team officials and players.

„I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the representatives of the two clubs, the local authorities, and the supporters for their cooperation on the ground.“