UEFA has confirmed today (Thursday) that the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea on May 29 will now take place at the Estádio do Dragão in Porto instead of Istanbul’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium.

The decision will allow Manchester City and Chelsea fans to attend the final, which would not have been possible if the match had remained in Istanbul after the UK government last week placed Turkey on its red list of COVID-19 travel destinations.

The match will take place at the home of FC Porto following an offer from the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and the Portuguese authorities. Manchester City and Chelsea have each been allocated 6,000 tickets, with the overall stadium capacity still being finalised.

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