The Champions League final takes place in June and Manchester City will be in it.
Manchester City have reached the 2023 Champions League final.
City beat Real Madrid to earn the right to meet Inter Milan in next month’s showpiece. Real are the holders having knocked City out of last year’s competition in dramatic style at the last four stage, but the Blues got revenge in emphatic fashion.The Blues will hope this can be their year as they continue to chase down an historic treble. City look set to win the Premier League this weekend and have an FA Cup final against neighbours Manchester United to look forward to next month. But it is the Champions League trophy that boss Pep Guardiola would love to lift as he seeks to win it for the third time as a manager having triumphed twice while in charge of Barcelona. Here are all the details for the final.
When is the Champions League final?
The finale of the domestic season takes place on Saturday, June 10, with kick off at 8pm UK time and 10pm local time. The competition showpiece is taking place later than normal due to the winter World Cup in Qatar. The two finalists will be known next week when the second legs of the semi-finals take place.
Where is the Champions League final?
Turkey’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium hosts the showpiece this year. The Istanbul venue was built as part of the country’s failed bid to host the 2008 Olympic Games and was opened 21 years ago. It has a capacity of just over 75,000.
Are tickets still available?
The ticket application for the general public ran for one week and closed on Friday, April 28. Fans who applied will be entered into a ballot to find out if they have been successful. Only around 7,200 tickets will be sold via the ballot and will be split between fans who only expressed an interest in purchasing tickets if their side reached the final, and those who wanted to attend regardless. That the ticket quota will be allocated fairly between those two groups, taking account of the number of applications received within each group.
The two finalists will be allocated 20,000 tickets each for the game and the sale and allocation process will be organised by the clubs involved. The remaining tickets, around 25,000, are for the local organising structure, UEFA and national associations, commercial partners and broadcasters.
Ticket prices start from €70 for category four all the way up to €690 for category one. Category two tickets are priced at €490 while it will set you back €180 for a third category ticket. Accessibility tickets for disabled spectators cost €70 and come with one complimentary companion ticket.
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