UEFA has today (Friday) moved the staging of the 2021-22 Champions League final from Saint Petersburg to Paris, following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The Executive Committee of European football’s governing body today held an extraordinary meeting following what UEFA described as the “grave escalation of the security situation in Europe”.
Having originally been due to be played at Gazprom Arena, home of Russian Premier League club Zenit Saint Petersburg, this season’s Champions League final will now be held at the Stade de France in the Saint-Denis commune of the French capital. The game will be played as initially scheduled on May 28 at 9pm CET.
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