The Uefa Champions League is back after a month where Chelsea and City placed their spot in the finals. It’s gonna be lit tonight!
Manchester City – The club powered by Arab’s oil has their first-ever Champions League Final under Pep Guardiola, a Spanish football player, and Coach.
Whereas, Chelsea have won this tournament in 2012 beating German Giant Bayern Munich. Chelsea looks in great form as they have defeated the Spanish Giant Real Madrid Aggregate 3-1 this year.
Thomas Tuchel manages Chelsea, who took PSG to the finals last year and now manages to bring Chelsea into the finals after almost a decade.
Chelsea beat City twice this season, 1-0 in the FA Cup semi-finals and 2-1 away in the Premier League on May 8. But City defeated the Blues in London 3-1 in January.
The kickoff will take place at 19:00 GMT on Saturday, May 29. You can check your time according to your country’s time zone. The final will be held at the Estadio do Dragao, home of FC Porto. It was originally intended for Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium but COVID-19 restrictions meant UEFA decided to switch the venue earlier this month.
The Champions League was dominated by Spanish clubs winning the majority of times For instance, Real Madrid has won this competition 14 times – most by any other football club. This is the third Champions League Final played between two Premier League Clubs.
Previously the defending champions Bayern Munich were knocked out by Paris Saint Germain in the Quarter Finals by Aggregate 1-0. Revenge took sweetly by PSG as Bayern Knocked PSG in the Champions League 2020 Final
Chelsea FC captain looks optimistic!
“We know this is a massive opportunity. It took nine years to be back in a final of the Champions League for the club, so really it is a big opportunity for everybody,”Cesar Azpilicueta
Meanwhile, Guardiola believes his side will have to “suffer” if they are to overcome Chelsea.
“I am pretty sure we have to suffer to win the final,” he told a news conference on Friday.
“Most of the time in finals you have to suffer. You have to be resilient. Adjust to the bad moments that are going to happen. In the end, we have to be ourselves and do a good game.
“Everyone will handle it their way.”
Guardiola has won the champions league with Barcelona so he remains one step ahead of Tuchel who’s still in great form to win this final.
Where there’s joy in the Champions League Final. Some fans are a bit angry because of the sudden venue change by Uefa Officials due to the global pandemic. Some of the fans are protesting outside the venue without wearing masks, triggering covid-19 fear among netizens.
Only 33% of the stadium capacity is to be utilized which means up to 16, 500 fans. Each side was allocated 6,000 tickets for their supporters. A further 1,700 tickets were then made available for the general public.
Where To Watch The Champions League Final?
You can watch this game on SkySports, TenSports, BeIn Sports HD, and BT Sport1 channels all over the world.
It will also be broadcast on CBS, particularly in the US.
You can also watch this game on the following websites without any hassle.
As we said, it’s gonna be lit. Grab your popcorn and drinks. Let’s see who’ll be crowned Champions in 2021. What do you think? Will it be Chelsea or Man City?
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