Champions League final shifted from Istanbul to Porto

Champions League final shifted from Istanbul to Porto

The final was scheduled for the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, but last week Turkey put Britain on the “red list” of visits, meaning no English fan can go to the game

On 29 May, the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea was moved from Istanbul to Porto to allow English fans to travel amid restrictions imposed due to the Kovid-19 pandemic.

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The final was scheduled for the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, but last week Turkey put Britain on the “red list” of visits, meaning that no English fan could go to the game. Now the match will be played at Estadio do Drago, which belongs to Porto.

UEFA said that each club will receive 6,000 tickets which are scheduled to begin on Thursday. Audience capacity for the final will still be decided.

There was discussion to move the final to Wembley Stadium in London, but UEFA stated that “despite exhaustive efforts by the English Federation and authorities, it was not possible to obtain the necessary exceptions to the UK’s quarantine requirements”.

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About the author: Will Smith

Will covers public and private tech markets from New York. He was previously a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University, and prior to that was a reporter at the Los Angeles Business Journal. He has received a Journalist of the Year award from the L.A. Press Club and an investigative reporting award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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