Clash of titans! PSG and Bayern Munich will contest the final of the Champions League after winning with category in the semifinals against RB Leipzig and Olympique de Lyon, respectively. The match between the French and the Germans will be played on Sunday, August 23 at the Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, also known as Estadio da Luz, in Lisbon (Portugal). The duel will begin at 2:00 pm (Peruvian time) and will be broadcast LIVE on ESPN and Fox Sports channels.
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PSG, hand in hand with Neymar, reached the Champions League final after golear 3-0 al Leipzig German, in a meeting in which other great figures from the Parisian cast also stood out, such as Kylian Mbappé, Ángel di María, Marquinhos and Juan Bernat, among others.
The Gauls are excited to win the title of the highest club trophy in Europe in what will be their first Champions League final.
For its part, Bayern Munich, the German giant and the main candidate to win the tournament, will seek to raise its sixth ‘Orejona’ after leaving the French Olympique de Lyon, whom thrashed 3-0 at the José Alvalade stadium.
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The Bavarians have not played in a Champions League final since the 2013 season, the year they won their fifth title after beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1.
When and where will the final be played?
This expected shock will be played at the Sport Lisboa Stadium and Benfica de Lisboa on the next Sunday, August 23, 2020.
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Also known as Estádio da Luz, the home of Benfica, 37 times champion of Portugal.
This imposing stage was rebuilt to host matches (including the final) of UEFA EURO 2004, and more recently the 2014 UEFA Champions League final in which Real Madrid were crowned champions against Atlético de Madrid.
Schedules and channels in the world
- México – 2:00 p.m. | ESPN y Fox Sports
- Perú – 2:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Ecuador – 2:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Colombia – 2:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Bolivia – 3:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Venezuela – 3:00 p.m. | ESPN 2 y Fox Sports
- Chile – 3:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Paraguay – 3:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Argentina – 4:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Uruguay – 4:00 p.m. | ESPN 2
- Brasil – 4:00 pm | TNT, Facebook EI Plus, EI Plus
- Spain – 9:00 pm | Mitele Plus and Movistar
Will there be extra time in case of a tie?
Yes, it will be two periods of 15 minutes. If it remains even after 120 minutes, the final will be decided by kills from the penalty spot, with both teams having five shots before sudden death.
Who has won the UEFA Champions League / European Cup?
Real Madrid holds the title record, and has lifted this trophy 13 times since the inaugural season of the European Cup in 1955/56.
Since the competition’s name change in 1992/93, 13 clubs have been crowned champions: Real Madrid (7 times), Barcelona (4), Milan (3), Manchester United (2), Bayern Munich (2), Liverpool (2), Marseille (1), Ajax (1), Juventus (1), Dortmund (1), Porto (1), Inter Milan (1) and Chelsea (1).
1997/98: Real Madrid
1998/99: Manchester United
1999/00: Real Madrid
2000/01: Bayern Munich
2001/02: Real Madrid
2007/08: Manchester United
2009/10: Inter de Milan
2012/13: Bayern Munich
2013/14: Real Madrid
2015/16: Real Madrid
2016/17: Real Madrid
2017/18: Real Madrid
Will there be fans in the stadium?
All UEFA matches will be played behind closed doors until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. All the players present in Lisbon underwent tests to detect this disease.
Does the champion qualify directly for the UEFA Super Cup?
Yes. The UEFA Super Cup is a single match between the UEFA Champions League champion and the UEFA Europa League champion. The Puskás Arena in Budapest will host the 2020 UEFA Super Cup on September 24. Windsor Park in Belfast (Northern Ireland) will be the setting for the 2021 edition.
Where has the UEFA Champions League final been played before?
Since the competition was renamed in 1992/93, the final has been played in 14 different countries and in 20 different cities.
The German city of Munich has seen three finals, while Saint-Denis, Athens, Rome, London, Milan and Madrid have hosted the final twice.
The Estádio do Sport Lisboa and Benfica de Lisboa joins this list after hosting the final of the 2013/14 edition.
1992/93: Olympic Stadium, Múnich
1993/94: OACA Spyros Louis, Athens
1994/95: Ernst Happel Stadium, Viena
1995/96: Olympic Stadium, Rome
1996/97: Olympic Stadium, Múnich
1997/98: Johan Cruijff Arena, Ámsterdam
1998/99: Camp Nou, Barcelona
1999/00: Stade de France, Saint-Denis
2000/01: Stadio San Siro, Milan
2001/02: Hampden Park, Glasgow
2002/03: Old Trafford, Manchester
2003/04: Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen
2004/05: Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Estambul
2005/06: Stade de France, Saint-Denis
2006/07: OACA Spyros Louis, Athens
2007/08: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscú
2008/09: Olympic Stadium, Rome
2009/10: Santiago Bernabéu Stadium, Madrid
2010/11: Wembley Stadium, Londres
2011/12: Football Arena Munich, Múnich
2012/13: Wembley Stadium, Londres
2013/14: Sport Lisboa e Benfica Stadium, Lisbon
2014/15: Olympiastadion, Berlin
2015/16: Stadio San Siro, Milan
2016/17: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
2017/18: NSK Olimpiyskyi, Kiev
2018/19: Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid
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