Champions League final date: When and where the 2020/21 showpiece match will be held as Chelsea and Real Madrid look to join Man City

The Champions League final is nearly upon us as Europe’s elite eye glory in the famous competition.

Chelsea are taking on Real Madrid in the semi-finals and are looking to join Premier League leaders Manchester City in the final.

The Champions League final will be held on Saturday, May 29

City saw off Paris Saint-Germain in their semi-final clash to reach their first ever final.

Bayern beat PSG to the Champions League crown last season but lost to the French giants in the quarter-finals meaning a new champion will be crowned this term.

And now all eyes are starting to turn to this season’s showpiece match.

Champions League final date

The 2020/21 Champions League final will take place on Saturday, May 29 and will kick off at 8pm.

It is being held at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.

Man City will be the nominated ‘home’ team for the final.

Istanbul were originally scheduled to host the Champions League final last season.

But due to the issues surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, games from the quarter-finals onwards were rearranged and all played in Lisbon.

Istanbul will now host it this year and the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia will do so next season having been shifted back a year.

Bayern Munich won last season’s Champions League
Getty Images – Getty

Champions League draw

Semi-final first legs

  • Real Madrid 1 Chelsea 1
  • PSG 1 Man City 2

Semi-final second legs

  • Man City 2-0 PSG (4-1)
  • Chelsea v Real Madrid (1-1) – Wednesday, May 5 – LIVE on talkSPORT