2021 Europa League final: when, where, how to watch and will fans be allowed to attend?
Everything you need to know about the date of the match, the stadium it will be played in and how to watch it
The 2021 Europa League The final will be hotly contested, with a place in next season’s Champions League offered to the winner in addition to the silverware.
Some of Europe’s biggest clubs have been involved in the knockout stage of UEFA’s secondary club competition and things are starting to heat up as the competition weakens.
Before the final, Goal brings you everything you need to know including when and where it’s going to be, as well as how to watch on TV or stream online.
- When is the 2021 Europa League final?
- Where is the 2021 Europa League final?
- Which teams are participating in the 2021 Europa League final?
- How to watch or stream the 2021 Europa League final
- Will fans be allowed to attend the 2021 Europa League final?
When is the 2021 Europa League final?
The 2021 Europa League final will be played on Wednesday May 26 The kick-off time of the match is 8 p.m. BST (3 p.m. ET).
This year’s final takes place three days before the Champions League final, which is scheduled for Saturday May 29th.
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Stadion Miejski in Gdansk, Poland, is the venue for the 2021 Europa League final.
The stadium was originally intended to host the 2020 Europa League final, Seville’s Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium intended to host the 2021 final, but the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has forced a change.
UEFA has called for hosting the 2020 Champions League and Europa League finals in Portgual and Lisbon respectively, pushing back the original venues for those year-long matches.
Also known as Gdansk Arena, construction of the stadium was completed in 2011 and served as one of Poland’s venues for Euro 2012.
A UEFA category 4 stadium, the Stadion Miejski has a capacity of 40,000.
– UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) May 24, 2018
Where is Gdansk?
Gdansk is a city in northern Poland located on the Baltic coast. It has a population of just under half a million people.
The main professional football club in the city is Lechia Gdansk, who plays in the Polish Ekstraklasa. Stadion Miejski is the birthplace of Lechia Gdansk.
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Which teams are participating in the 2021 Europa League final?
Either Manchester United or Roma will play either Arsenal or Villarreal in the 2021 Europa League final.
The teams that will play in the 2021 Europa League final will be confirmed on May 6, when the last semi-final matches are over.
How to watch or stream the 2021 Europa League final
BT Sport will broadcast the Europa League final on television in the UK, with BT Sport’s digital streaming service providing online access.
In the USA, Univision and CBS hold the rights to broadcast the UEFA competitions, so the game will be available on networks such as TUDN, Univision and UniMas.
Will fans be allowed to attend the 2021 Europa League final?
Fans have been unable to attend matches in the European competition this season due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but Polish authorities are now allowing 25% of the Stadion Miejski in Gdansk to be filled for the final on May 26.
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