Chelsea fans handed Champions League final ticket boost as UEFA makes announcement

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Chelsea supporters who are still looking for a ticket for the Champions League final in Porto this weekend could still be in luck as UEFA has launched a general public ticketing service for those who are still wanting to go.

The Portuguese authorities have confirmed the Estadio do Dragao will have a capacity of 33% for the final against Man City on Saturday evening, or up to 16,500 spectators.

Both the Blues and City had an allocation of 6,000 tickets reserved for their supporters wishing to make the trip to Portugal to attend the match.

City announced five days ago that the tickets for their matchday package, which will see supports fly in on Saturday morning then back to England after the game, had sold out.

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The newly available general ticket sale are in different category brackets, which are listed below:

Category 4: €70, Category 3: €180 Category 2: €450, and Category 1: €600. Accessibility tickets for disabled spectators are available for €70 (ticket priced at Category 4 rate and one companion ticket provided for free).

UEFA has also confirmed what will be needed to access the game for supporters in terms of coronavirus restrictions, which are also listed below in a statement:

“Access to the stadium will necessitate the need for proof of a negative COVID-19 test result (PCR test dating 26, 27, 28 or 29 May 2021 or a negative rapid antigen test result from 28 or 29 May 2021).

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“Fans from abroad will also have to comply with border entry restrictions and requirements that will be in force at the time of the final.”

The tickets that have been made available are being sold on a first come, first served basis, so you will have to be quick if you want to be a part of the 6,500 Blues fans that will be in attendance for the huge match on Saturday.

Source by Football London

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