It will be played in Portugal, maybe in Porto

The Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will not be played in Istanbul. For the second consecutive year, Turkey’s capital will have to abandon the most important event on the European football landscape due to the epidemic. The match will also not be played in London, As the British authorities expected, but for the second consecutive time in Portugal. According to rumors this time daily Mail, The stadium that will host it should be Porto’s do Drag√£o.

Because it will not be played in Istanbul

The match between Guardiola and Tushel nationals should have been played at the Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul in the presence of around 25 thousand spectators. However, the UK government has reportedly included Turkey “red List“, Due to the considerable increase in infections that plague the nation ruled by Erdogan, by imposing compulsory quarantine upon returning home to whomever has arrived in the country. English fans who wanted to watch the finals must therefore leave. Ten days after returning Remained in solitary confinement Uefa So the headquarters was convinced to move, but Did not comply with Football Association requests, Who loved the match played at London, at Wembley Stadium.

Choice of porto

Although the final is between two English teams and appears to be under epidemic control in the United Kingdom, the body has decided not to play the match at the “Empire’s Stadium” due to the quarantine obligation, which is about 2,000 Alpha guests including the manager and sponsors Once they cross the channel. For this, it was decided to turn it on. Portugal, Already home to the last eight of last year and joining “Yellow List” By the British Government. Therefore, fans will not be asked for a period of separation upon returning home which would be necessary if the match was played in Turkey. If it was initially thought that Lisbon might still be the chosen city, as it had been last year, Ufa would have apparently chosen Porto. Dragon’s Stadium, Which has a capacity of about 50 thousand seats. However, the decision is not yet official and is expected in the next few hours.

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