Champions League final

We all now know who will feature in the Champions League final in Istanbul. Chelsea’s victory over Real Madrid last night proved to be a complete piece to the jigsaw as they map their way to a second Champions League final since 2012. Tomas Tuchel’s side will have a massive face-off encounter against Manchester City. Pep’s side proved to be too good for a heavily invested PSG on Tuesday night Champions League football match.

However, many questions have been hovering around in regards to the Champions League final in Istanbul. In addition, we are going to address the key questions regarding this massive game of football.

Champions League final
Manchester City vs Chelsea (Champions League Final)

When is the Champions League final?

The Final will take place on Saturday, May 29. This is the same day as the Championship play-off final at Wembley Stadium

Where is the Champions League Final?

After the 2020 final was relocated from Turkey to Lisbon, Portugal due to the coronavirus pandemic. This time around it will be held at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.

The last time the stadium hosted a European final was in 2005. This is when Liverpool came back from 3-0 down to win 3-2 on penalties against AC Milan. There is a bit of history in the stadium, isn’t it? Well, we reckon the final is going to be a masterpiece and some players are bound to make history on the night.

Will Manchester City and Chelsea fans be allowed to attend?

Manchester City and Chelsea are expecting to receive 4,000 tickets each from UEFA. Government guidance is due in the coming days on whether or not foreign travel from the UK will be permitted starting May 17.

Nevertheless, Uefa highlighted that there is going to be a limited number of fans to attend the final in Istanbul.

“We have assured the temporary lockdown which is in force [in Turkey] until 17 May should not have any impact on the match,” a statement from UEFA on May 6 explained.

By Clive Banda

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