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UEFA moves Champions League final to Stade de France

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Due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, UEFA moves the Champions League final from Russia’s St. Petersburg to Paris, France.

The final of the Champions League was due to be played at the Gazprom Arena, in St Petersburg, Russia. But the match will be played at the Stade de France in Paris rather than the Gazprom Arena.

According to a statement issued by UFEA: The UEFA Executive Committee today held an extraordinary meeting following the grave escalation of the security situation in Europe. The UEFA Executive Committee decided to relocate the final of the 2021/22 UEFA Men’s Champions League from Saint Petersburg to Stade de France in Saint-Denis. The game will be played as initially scheduled on Saturday 28 May at 21:00 CET.

The Russian and Ukrainian teams in their competition will also play in neutral stadiums, according to UFEA. Spartak Moscow will be unable to play their upcoming Europa League last-16 second-leg tie in Russia.

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