UCL Final 2021: Facts, Details, Venue, Timing, everything you need to know

It's an all English UCL final in 2021, for the 2nd time in 2 years. Here's everything you need to know about the Battle of the blues.

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Manchester City and Chelsea FC will go against each other in this years UCL Final. All English UCL final 2021 will feature some of the world's greatest football stars. Players like Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero will face the likes of Thiago Silva, Timo Werner, Kai Havertz. Manchester City is the EPL champions this season whereas Chelsea struggled to finish 4th and kept their UCL spot hanging by a thread.

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Venue and Timing of UCL Final 2021

The Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul was originally set to host the final. After the British government, imposed flight restrictions from Turkey and put them on the Covid-19 Red list, UEFA shifted the venue. The 2021 Champions League final will be played at Estadio do Dragao in Porto, Portugal. Home of Portuguese Primeira Liga side Porto, it has a capacity of 50,000. Portugal will host the finals two years in a row now.

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Estadio do Dragao - UCL Final 2021 Venue


After UEFA's decision to move the finals to Portugal, the fans will now be able to attend and enjoy the final live from the stadium. UEFA confirmed that clubs will receive an allocation of 6000 tickets. The general public will be free to purchase tickets from May 24.

Kick-off Time

Saturday, May 29 - 8:00 PM (BST)

Saturday, May 29 - 3:00 PM (ET)

Sunday, May 30 - 12:30 AM (IST)

Platforms to watch UCL Final 2021

BT sport will live telecast the final in UK.

In the U.S., the final will be shown live on CBS All Access, and TUDN Deportes

For Television: Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 2 HD and Sony Ten 3 channels will broadcast the match live in India

Streaming Platforms: The Live streaming of the Champions League Final 2021 will be available on SonyLIV App and JioTv app

The recent form of both teams

Manchester City beat the heavy-weight PSG in the semis(4-1 agg.) to reach the finals whereas, Chelsea overcame Real Madrid in the semis(3-1 agg.) to reach the finals. Considering recent form and performances, Manchester City has a slighter edge over Chelsea.

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Although City faced Chelsea 3 times this year and could manage only one win, in their away league fixture(1-3). The other two times Chelsea had it over City, both in their away league fixture(1-2) and also knocked them out of the FA cup(1-0). City finished their league season on a higher note defeating Everton (5-0), which was also Aguero's last home game for City. Whereas Chelsea had a disappointing end facing defeat against 11th placed Aston Villa (2-1). Manchester City would like to even things up in the UCL final 2021.

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Some Interesting Facts about UCL

  • The UEFA Champions League was founded in 1955, but the current format has been around since 1992. It was formally known as the European Champion Clubs' Cup.
  • Real Madrid was the first team to ever win the Champions League in 1955-56. They have 13 titles at present which is more than anyone in the competition.
  • Out of the 22 teams featured in the Champions League final, only two teams have lost more finals than they have won, Benfica from Portugal and Juventus from Italy. The pair won two Champions League finals and lost five.
  • This is the eighth One-Nation UEFA Champions League Final.
  • This will be the third All-English UCL final.
  • This is City's first appearance in the UCL final and Chelsea's third.
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