UEFA confirm 16,500 fan capacity for the Champions League final between Chelsea and
Man City in Porto, Portugal later this week. “The Portuguese authorities have confirmed
a capacity of 33% or up to 16,500 spectators
The European showdown was moved from Istanbul to FC Porto’s Estádio do Dragão as
a result of Turkey’s Covid-19 numbers.
And after a series of meetings with local authorities, Portuguese officials confirmed the
the stadium will be filled to 33 percent of capacity.
Both Premier League clubs will handle the sales directly with a further 1,700 tickets –
that sold out in mere minutes on Tuesday afternoon – having been sold to the general
public by Uefa.
The official price categories see tickets available for: Category four – £61, Cat three –
£156, Cat two – £390, Cat one – £520.
But greedy opportunists are looking to clean up on the gold dust tickets.
One seller on Twitter was flogging a single seat for Saturday’s shoot-out in Lisbon
between Manchester City and Chelsea with bids beginning at £8,000.
And on secondary selling site Seatsnet spots were being flogged for up to £6,254 a pop
including VIP access to bars and lounges.
But with handling fees, the final price came to £8,138.
Ticket sales for the general public have begun through UEFA.com.
The body revealed: “Third-party ticketing websites and secondary ticketing platforms
are not authorised to sell tickets for Uefa Champions League Final 2021.
“Tickets that are purchased from such sites are invalid under 2021 Uefa Champions
“Consequently, Uefa strongly discourages fans from buying tickets from such websites.”
to enter the Estadio do Dragao Stadium on Saturday.
Rapid antigen tests from 28 or 29 May will also be accepted.