Two British big clubs in the Champions League final, but British fans have no chance of traveling to Turkey. This is the second year in a row that UEFA has moved to the final in Portugal. “It’s not an option for fans to miss the opportunity to watch the match live,” said chairman Alexander Seferin.
Confirmed Thursday Ufa The Men’s Champions League final on May 29 will not be played in Istanbul as planned.
Britain has put Turkey on its “red list” for a tour of the country, which will not allow British fans to watch the match live.
However, there are no travel restrictions for the United Kingdom Portugal. The final between Chelsea and Manchester City will now take place in Porto, with both Chelsea and Manchester City having 6,000 supporters.
– Supporters have been suffering for more than 12 months without the opportunity to see their teams live. Reaching the Champions League final is a highlight of club football. UEFA President Alexander Seferin said in a statement to the European Football Association that it was not an option for fans to seize the opportunity to watch the match live.
According to UFA, the 6,000 tickets that each team can sell will go on sale soon. It then becomes clear how many spectators can finally be allowed on the stage.
Moving the match to play in England was also an option, but in the end no solution was found regarding it. The Champions League final was held in Portugal last year and then in Lisbon.