Now it is official, the UEFA Champions League Finals in Lisbon, Portugal, the announcement was made by UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin himself, this Wednesday, after the meeting of the organisation’s Executive Committee.
In Lisbon it will be the final of eight Champions League games, with seven games, with the quarter-finals and semi-finals being one-handed, even more so the final, between August 12th and 23rd at the Luz stadium (Sport Lisboa e Benfica ) and at the José Alvalade stadium (Sporting Clube de Portugal).
They are already qualified for the round of 16 of the competition Atlético de Madrid, Atalanta, Leipzig and Paris Saint-Germain, the remaining teams are among the second leg matches that will be played between Manchester City-Real Madrid (2-1 ), Juventus-Lyon (0-1), Barcelona-Naples (1-1) and Bayern-Chelsea (3-0), the games are scheduled for 7 and 8 August, and may also take place in Portugal, in this case in Norte, Porto or Guimarães if they are not played on the clubs’ own premises.
UEFA Champions League Finals
This plan allows for a faster and safer conclusion of the season than normally used, with departures at home and away, with round trips, at home and away. Another new feature at UEFA for these games will be the possibility for each team to make five substitutions, requested in May by FIFA and approved by the International Board, which will be valid for the games that remain to be played in this 2019/2020 season.
Clubs can still register three more players for the competition, and these players must already be registered in the tournament.
As we know, the competition was interrupted in March 2020, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which required a complete change in the format of the event, such as the postponement of the final that was initially planned for the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, in Istanbul, Turkey, being postponed until the following year, as well as Saint Petersburg, which will host the decision in 2022.
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