Soccer fans finally got to know who will be the two finalists of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League. Manchester City and Chelsea have made their way into the defining match of the competition, in which Europe's major prize will be on the line.
The team coached by Pep Guardiola had a fantastic journey so far, and it will try to lift the trophy for the first time in the club's history. The Citizens knocked Paris Saint-Germain out on the semifinals and find themselves very close to completing an unforgettable feat.
Meanwhile, Chelsea successfully advanced to the final against all odds. Thomas Tuchel completely changed the London side's fortunes since he was appointed in January as it eliminated Atletico Madrid, Porto, and the winningest team of the competition, Real Madrid, to set up an all-English final. Will the Blues lift their second title? Or will the Sky Blues taste continental success for the first time? Here, check out the date, city, and stadium for the upcoming UCL final.
UEFA Champions League 2021 Final: Date
The UEFA Champions League 2020-21 Final to be played between Manchester City and Chelsea will take place on Saturday, May 29, 2021. It will be the first time these two sides meet in this game, although the the Blues have already experienced taking part in this stage of the tournament twice.
Where the UEFA Champions League 2021 Final will be played?
The UEFA Champions League 2020/21 final in which Manchester City and Chelsea will face each other with the European trophy in store will be held in Porto, Portugal.
The venue will be the Estadio do Dragao, home of Porto. The final was originally going to be held in Turkey, but England's travel restrictions forced UEFA to consider other options, and Portugal will host the grand final for the second straight year. The designated stadium has a capacity of 50,000 spectators. However, due to the Covid situation, only 9,000 people will be allowed to attend the final.
Last year, Bayern Munich beat PSG in the 2020 final at Estadio da Loz, Benfica's ground in Lisbon, despite it was scheduled to take part in Istambul before the pandemic outbreak. Once again, the Atatürk Olympic Stadium will have to wait to host this exciting event.