The Champions League final is one of the football club’s biggest event.
The event will be moved from Turkey this year and held by a different host due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the New York Times.
The Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul was scheduled as a preferred location to host the final of the competition on May 30.
However, the competition was suspended part way through its round of 16 matches in March due to the coronavirus outbreak.
With a few last-16 ties to resolve in the men’s Champions league, Lisbon has been chosen as a preferred option.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin avoided taking an early step into the resumption of the UEFA Champions league.
On Tuesday 16th June, there were reports that Lisbon will be hosting the Men’s Champions League finals.
The Portuguese capital is expected to host the quarter finals, semi finals and final across two stadiums.
Similarly, this turn of events is pending on UEFA’s meeting on Wednesday which will address the new mini tournament.
However, Istanbul, the original host will be compensated with a hosting right in a future final.
The return of the UEFA competition will be played in a behind-closed-doors, but depending on alloted time for Portuguese government to issue tickets.
Also, a decision is expected to be made on the restart of the Women’s Champions league and Europa League.
The men’s Champions league is for a 12-day run, from 12th to 23rd August.
Remainder of the last-16 games
Barcelona vs Napoli (1-1)
Bayern Munich vs Chelsea (3-0)
Juventus vs Lyon (0-1)
Manchester City vs Real Madrid (2-1)
The quarter-final is fixed for 12th to 15th August, while the semi-final and final is slated for the 18th to 19th August and 23rd of August respectively.