Uefa soon realised that they would be unable to secure the quarantine exemptions they needed for media, sponsors and guests to be able to fly into the UK capital. Portugal, and specifically Porto, emerged as the host due to the country placed on England’s “green list” of 12 low-risk territories.
Why was the final moved to Porto?
Champions League Final Is Moved to Portugal. UEFA will take this month’s Manchester City-Chelsea final to Porto after talks to bring the game to London failed to produce an agreement. … European soccer’s governing body, UEFA, cleared the last hurdles to shifting the game from its scheduled site in Turkey on Wednesday.
Why was the Champions League moved to Portugal?
Champions League final moved from Istanbul to Portugal to allow fans to attend, UEFA announces. Talks with the British government regarding the use of Wembley Stadium stalled due to quarantine requirements, UEFA said.
Where was the Champions League final meant to be?
Originally, it had been scheduled to be played at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, on 30 May 2020.
2020 UEFA Champions League Final.
|Match programme cover|
|Event||2019–20 UEFA Champions League|
|Venue||Estádio da Luz, Lisbon|
|Man of the Match||Kingsley Coman (Bayern Munich)|
|Referee||Daniele Orsato (Italy)|
Why is the UEFA final at Wembley?
Wembley was chosen as the venue for the semi-finals and final by the UEFA Executive Committee on 19 September 2014, having been selected by acclamation after the finals package bid of the Allianz Arena in Munich was withdrawn.
Can fans go to Champions League final?
European football’s governing body Uefa moved the final between English clubs Manchester City and Chelsea from Istanbul to Porto to allow fans to travel to the match under Covid-19 restrictions.
Can I watch Champions League final for free?
The Champions League final will also be available for free on btsport.com for laptop viewers, again via the acclaimed enhanced video player. All you have to do is open this live stream page at 6pm.
Who won the Champions League in 2020?
Who won Champions League 2020 21?
Who is hosting Champions League final?
Lisbon took over as host for a final-eight ‘mini-tournament’ last year and the all-English encounter between Chelsea and Manchester City in May 2021 was switched to Porto. As a result of the latest change, Munich’s Allianz Arena will now host the Champions League final in 2025 rather than 2023.