The Champions League has risen to glory over the past years. Research proves that it is the most-watched football competition after the iconic world cup competition. The Champions League draws four of the finest teams in each of Europe’s top leagues. The clubs are then divided into groups and compete up the ladder up to the finals. The semi-final games down to the group stages are played in home and away stadiums of the teams interchangeably. However, the final is played in a different stadium. Here are the details of the 2022 final match venue.
Name of the stadium:
The finals of this current competition will be held in Gazprom Arena commonly known as the Krestovsky Stadium.
Champions League Host Country
Russia will be the host of next year’s champions league finals. The country has had the privilege of hosting major football competitions after hosting the 2018 world cup that saw over 3.5 million Tourists flock to the largest country in the world by land.
Location of the Host Stadium.
The magnificent stadium is located on Krestovsky Island in Saint Petersburg in Russia.
Other purposes of the stadium.
The stadium is the official home to FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. Zenit has been placed in the same group as the defending champions Chelsea Fc and have already played a match that ended in a 1-0 win for Chelsea Fc.
Major Tournaments Held in the Stadium:
The stadium has in the past hosted major football competitions that include the 2017 FIFA confederations cup, the 2018 Fifa world cup as well as the UEFA Euro in the year 2020. It seems to be a preferential stadium by UEFA that is loved by many.
The stadium has a whooping capacity of 67,800 sitted fans.
The stadium is owned by the Saint Petersburg City Administration who rent it out to various teams who wish to use the facility. Thanks for reading.