The UEFA Cup tie between Maccabi Petah Tikva and Heerenveen will now be played as a one-off match after the first leg in Israel was cancelled.

UEFA added that the away goals rule would not apply to the single match.

“If the result is a draw at the end of normal playing time, extra time of two periods of 15 minutes will be played. If one team is ahead after extra time, that team will be the winners but if the two teams are still equal after extra time, the winners will be determined by penalties,” a UEFA statement said.

“The provisions of Article 5 of the 2004/05 UEFA Cup regulations concerning the away goals rule do not apply to this match,” the statement, posted on UEFA’s official website, added.

The first leg was cancelled on Tuesday because of a general strike in Israel which prevented the Dutch team and match officials from flying to Tel Aviv.

“UEFA very much regrets that the various efforts undertaken to save the first-leg game have failed due to circumstances beyond the control of the football authorities,” UEFA said.