All You Need To Know About The Champions League Final

The Champions League final is set to be an all-time classic. Liverpool will face Real Madrid in the rematch of the 2018 final. This match reminds a lot of Gareth Bale’s brilliant goal and Loris Karius’ poor outing. Therefore, there is no doubt as to why this year’s event did not match or surpass a scene three years ago.

Both teams have been in a tough mood this season. Liverpool have already won the Carabao Cup, meet Chelsea in the FA Cup final, and are three points behind Manchester City for the league title.

On the other hand, Real Madrid has already won the Spanish League and seen a string of comebacks in Europe. Both teams will not hold back in their quest for ultimate glory. Given the fact that this will be the final match of the Europa League season, it will be watched by millions around the world.

The two teams had completely different paths to get to this position. Liverpool achieved comfortable wins on aggregate over Benfica and Villarreal. In the meantime, Real Madrid have had to rely on their late match leagues for all of their matches.

Karim Benzema was the star Los Blancos who were apparently tyrannical from losing positions. There are a lot of new faces this time around compared to 2018, not least Carlo Ancelotti himself. The former Everton boss will also have a personal itch for defeating his former rivals on Merseyside.

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What is the date of the Champions League final?

The Champions League final is scheduled to be played on May 28. The big event will start at 9 PM ET (Paris) / 8 PM GMT / 3 PM EST / 1:30 AM IST.

Where will the Champions League final be held?

The final will be played at the Stade de France. The original venue was St Petersburg Stadium, Russia. However, the ongoing war in Ukraine means the suspension of clubs, players and the Russian Federation. Therefore, the Stade de France was called as an emergency alternative. It can accommodate 81,000 spectators and has hosted the final on two previous occasions – 2000 (Real Madrid beat Valencia) and 2006 (Barcelona beat Arsenal).

How many fans can attend the final?

Although the official capacity is 81,000, not all tickets will go to fans of the two sides. Each side will get 20,000pcs. 12,000 will be put up for sale to the masses through lottery mode. On top of that, both teams will have to give away 10,000 dedicated tickets each for free to their fans for life. The remaining tickets will be shared between UEFA, National Societies, other federations, sponsors and officials.

The tickets that UEFA will put up for sale through its website will be allocated by ballot. There will be four different pricing levels, the lowest being €70 and the highest being €690. Jürgen Klopp has criticized the distribution process as being greedy and detrimental to fans’ support. However, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has stand up for personalizationMost of the proceeds from the tournament go to the teams themselves.

The whole process is complicated, to say the least, and UEFA has not provided his image any favors. The new format has caused quite a stir, as they seek to award two places in previous shows and increase the number of matches. Therefore, UEFA needs some good winds blowing their way.

How do you watch the final?

UK fans will be able to watch the match on BT Sport. On TV, it will be available on BT Sport 1 and Ultimate. Viewers can also stream it on the BT Sport app. In the United States, CBS owns the broadcast rights for the English language and Univision for the Spanish language.

Furthermore, for live streaming, there is Paramount+. In India, fans can watch all the action on SONY TEN 1, SONY TEN HD, SONY TEN 2 and Voot for streaming. beIN Sports has rights in the Middle East.