The Champions League has finally returned. As the best teams in Europe battle it out to find out which one will emerge victoriously, you might want to learn a little more about the Champions League Final 2022 match. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know including when the match is, where the final will take place and how you can get tickets or watch it from home.
Where Is The 2022 Champions League Final?
Originally, the venue for the final was going to be the Gazprom Arena in St Petersburg. However, due to the catastrophic events surrounding the Russian invasion of Ukraine, UEFA moved the final to Paris.
The new host venue is the Stade de France. This venue also played host when Arsenal sadly lost to Barcelona in a heated 2006 final. Similarly, the stadium also played host when Madrid won against Valencia.
Indeed, this location is embedded in football history. Able to seat 81,000 audience members and spectators, it hosted the final match of the Europe in 2016 as well as the 1998 world cup.
When Is The 2022 Champions League Final?
It has been confirmed by the UEFA that the competition will conclude with the final match on Saturday, May 28th. If you’re in the UK, then the game will officially kick off at 8 pm local time when fans will eagerly be watching. This is the final time and date for the match and is not subject to change.
As well as the date for the Champions League final 2022, you may also want to be aware of May 3rd-4th and April 26th-27th. These are the dates of the semi-final second and first legs respectively.
How To Buy Tickets For The 2022 Champions League Final
Originally, when the final was set to play out in St. Petersburg, each club was provided with 5000 tickets to provide to their fans. The cheapest tickets are expected to be available for around £58. Some of the most expensive tickets for the final could be as much as £576. It largely depends on what category tickets you opt to purchase.
At the time of writing this article, the UEFA has still not finalised details on tickets for the 2022 Champions League final. The reason for this is that it’s still not clear which teams will be competing in the event.
However, it will be possible for supporters and fans to apply for tickets directly using the official portal of the federation. As mentioned, each finalist will be provided with a set number of tickets that they can distribute themselves.
It’s worth noting that a certain percentage of the audience will be formed of various commercial partners, broadcasters, organising committees and members of the UEFA. Tickets are likely to be difficult to obtain. As such, it’s best to sign up for updates available on the official UEFA website. This will ensure that you are informed exactly when it is possible to apply for tickets to the Championship Final.
How Can I Watch The Championship League Final 2022 On TV or Livestream?
The final is only available to watch on only certain TV channels as the Champions League final can cost up to $1.5 billion in TV rights. In the UK, BT Sports has exclusive rights for the Champions League through 2021 and 2022. This does include the final game of the league. As such, if you are watching it on TV, then you will need to ensure that you are watching either BT Sport 1 or Ultimate.
The game will also be available to watch directly through the BT Sport App. In the past, the Champions League Final has been available to stream in full, live on the BT Sport YouTube channel. It’s worth mentioning that this is not currently confirmed to be happening this year. However, many people expect this to be the case.
If you are out of the country during the final, then streaming options will depend on your location. For instance, if you are in the United States, then you can watch the players compete on CBS. Alternatively, Paramont+ have the American streaming rights for the match. As such, you will need to sign up for this service if you are unable to watch the game play out on TV.
We hope this helps you understand everything that you need to know about the Champions League Final 2022. Whether you’re watching at home on TV, streaming the game or planning to try your luck at securing tickets, it’s sure to be a fantastic match. You definitely won’t want to miss it.