2023 UEFA Champions League Final: Date, Venue, Teams, Streaming And All You Need To Know

Updated: 10 June 2023

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2023 UEFA Champions League Final: Date, Venue, Teams, Streaming, And All You Need To Know. After their recent FA Cup triumph over Manchester United, Manchester City has become primed for the highly anticipated final of the UEFA club competition against Inter Milan. The clash promises to be an ultimate showdown as City aims to achieve the Treble, a remarkable feat previously accomplished only by Manchester United in the UK, intensifying the excitement surrounding the upcoming encounter.

When Is The Champions League Final?

The eagerly anticipated final match will commence on Saturday, June 10, 2023, at 21:00 CET, which is equivalent to 12:30 AM IST on June 11.

Where Will The UEFA Champions League Finals Take Place?

The 2023 UEFA Champions League final will be held at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey. This is the second time the stadium will host this prestigious event. In 2005, Liverpool made an impressive comeback against AC Milan after being down 3-0. This resulted in a thrilling 3-3 draw and ultimately securing victory for the Reds in a penalty shootout.

Atatürk Olympic Stadium serves as the home stadium for the Turkish national team. It occupies a location in the Başakşehir area of the city, positioned to the west of the Bosphorus. Standing as an impressive venue, it boasts a seating capacity of over 75,000.

Who Are The Current UEFA Champions League Trophy Holders?

In Paris last year, Real Madrid emerged victorious over Liverpool with a 1-0 score, thanks to a second-half strike by Vinicius Junior. This triumph extended the club’s record to 14 wins in the competition. Carlo Ancelotti accomplished an extraordinary feat by becoming the first coach to secure the European Cup four times following this victory. Furthermore, he holds the distinction of leading a team to five finals. However, his quest for a sixth final appearance was halted this year when his side suffered a defeat to Manchester City in the semi-finals.

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What is the format of the Champions League 2022-23 final?

In case of a tie at the end of regular time, two 15-minute periods of extra time are played. Also the team with more goals during this period wins. If the score remains tied after extra time, penalty kicks determine the outcome of the game.

Which Team Is The “Home” Team For The UEFA Champions League Final?

After conducting a draw for administrative purposes, the organizers determined the ‘home’ team. The organizers have designated Manchester City as the “home” team for the Champions League final in Istanbul.

Who Is The Referee For Champions League Final 2022-23?

The upcoming 2023 UEFA Champions League final has recently announced Szymon Marciniak, a highly respected and experienced Polish referee, as the official match official. This news comes after his outstanding performance in officiating the 2022 FIFA World Cup final held in December last year. 

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Where To Watch The Champions League Final?

Sony Sports Network, which comprises Sony and Ten Channels, holds the broadcasting rights for the Champions League final match in India.

Furthermore, fans can access the matches through the SonyLIV app and JioTV, mobile streaming applications that enable them to watch multiple games simultaneously and catch match replays in their preferred language.

CBS and CBS Sports Network will broadcast the Champions League final for the 2022-23 season in the United States. BT Sport 1 HD will showcase the final in the UK, while BT Sport Ultimate provides an ultra-high-definition viewing experience. Additionally, BT Sport is offering a free live stream of the match on its YouTube channel, allowing all viewers to access the coverage.