@ManCity beat @PSG_inside 2-0 at Etihad Stadium (Riyad Mahrez x2) and with an aggregate score of 4-1, they got into the definition of the most important tournament at the club level in Europe. For the Citizens it will be their first game for the Champions League title.
The grand final of the @ChampionsLeague 2020/21 will be English. Manchester City and Chelsea FC will meet on Saturday 29 May at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul (Turkey). It will be the third final between two England clubs: Manchester United and Chelsea (2007/08) and Liverpool and Tottenham (2018/19).
Josep Guardiola, Manchester City manager, will be present again in the final of the most prestigious European competition after the 2011 edition, when he became Champion against Manchester United at the helm of Barcelona.
Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea FC’s technical director, became the first manager in history to reach two consecutive Champions League finals with two different teams: 2019/20 (PSG) and 2020/21 (Chelsea FC).
Manchester City (34) and Chelsea FC (27) dominate the overall points table in the current edition. The Blues, the only undefeated in the continental competition with 11 wins and 1 draw, lead the shooting (162) and passing (7831) categories.
According to Data Factory’s statistical history, it will be the 15th UEFA Champions League title for a team from England. English clubs have 14 trophies and 10 runners-up. Comparison: Manchester City vs. Chelsea.
Riyad Mahrez scored 3 of the 4 goals in the key against Paris Saint Germain and reached Kaká (2006/07), Ivica Olic (2009/10), Thomas Müller (2012/13), Neymar Jr. (2014/15) , Cristiano Ronaldo (2016/17) and Lucas Moura (2018/19), as footballers with 3 scores in the Champions League Semifinals (round trip).
John Stones (Manchester City) and Thiago Silva (Chelsea) were mainstays in the second leg semi-finals with 6 and 5 clearances respectively. Both the Manchester and London teams have the least beaten fences in the Champions League (4 goals conceded).