The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea, scheduled for May 29, will be held in Porto and not in Istanbul, and UEFA has decided that given the difficulties faced by the two English teams to travel to Turkey, which was placed on the “ red list ” of Before the British government, which obliges everyone who has traveled to Istanbul, to quarantine.
UEFA Champions League, Istanbul will lose the final again this year: the Lisbon hypothesis of Chelsea and Manchester City
By Enrico Coro
Wembley was ignored, and Lisbon appeared to be the preference
Initially, the two clubs presented the premise of playing at Wembley but due to organizational problems (at the same time, the London Stadium is also working in the tournament qualifiers, in addition to the fact that quarantine is also expected to enter the United Kingdom) UEFA decided to choose Portugal, which can boast. Alongside him with the successful eighth final last year. It seemed that Lisbon was the preference, the scene of the August 2020 final between Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain, but in the end the major European organization decided to choose the stadium de Dragao in Porto.
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