Champions league final moved to porto as Uefa confirmed that the all english final scheduled for istanbul has been moved but the date remains the same ( 29th May ).
The turkish city was slated to host the 2020 champions league final , before the Coronavirus pandemic took it’s toil , and subsequently forcing the remainder of the tournament being played in lisbon portugal.
However with the raising number of covid-19 cases in turkey , Uefa has once again looked to portugal with Estadio do Dragao now the new venue for the all english finals between newly crowned english champions manchester city and red hot Thomas Tuchel Chelsea side.
Champions league final moved
Uefa on Thursday Announced the change of venue after much deliberations and also revealed that both teams will be given 6,000 tickets each for their fans and tickets will be on sales immediately.
Portugal who is on UK’s green list meaning players, staff and fans do not need to quarantine afterwards.
Uefa who admitted , the body also considered moving the finals to the uk but the quarantine measures was a major obstacle.
Here is a full details of what Uefa posted on their official twitter account 👇
The #UCLfinal between Manchester City and Chelsea will now be held at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto.
6,000 fans of each team will be able to attend.
Full story: ⬇️
— UEFA (@UEFA) May 13, 2021
More details coming shortly, after the champions league final moved to portugal