By David Woods

21st Apr, 2020 | 10:45am

MOT View: Leeds set to get big indication for 19/20 promotion on Tuesday

Leeds United are set to get a big indication about what is going to happen in the 19/20 Championship after a key UEFA meeting with all 55 members on Tuesday. 

UEFA want to finish the season in August with the completion of the Europa and Champions League competitions.

That would mean domestic seasons getting finished by the end of July.

Some countries are ahead of others in this regard, with the Bundesliga confident it can resume behind closed doors in May.

Football in the UK is unlikely to start until June at the earliest.

Meanwhile, the BBC has reported that UEFA will listen to requests to finish domestic seasons early after previously saying that could jeopardise European places for next season.

We think the most likely outcome of today’s meeting is a commitment to getting the 19/20 domestic seasons finished. And that’s exactly what Leeds want.

However, the BBC reported that while UEFA wants to play out the European competitions in the standard two-leg format, they have conceded they might have to make games one-offs or even play them all in a week-long mini-tournament.

That hints that the path to getting domestic seasons done by the end of July isn’t as clearcut as they would have hoped.

It’s been reported that Scottish football won’t return until July 22 at the earliest and that could mean the Premiership is decided on a points-per-game basis. This has already been done in the Championship and below.

That would be the second-best option for Leeds. We want to see promotion won on the pitch but if that opportunity isn’t there, deciding on points-per-game would see Leeds promoted as champions.

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