Champions League 2021: Final Live Streaming When and where to watch The two English teams face each other in the Champions League final in Porto on Saturday. Champions League 2021 final Manchester City vs Chelsea.
Manchester City recently won its third Premier League title in four years, and it has been setting the standard for excellence and success in England and beyond (though notably not in the Champions League) in recent years. Meanwhile Chelsea, champions of England five times under the say-little, finished fourth in the Premier League this season. It has lost only five games under the German coach it hired in January, Thomas Tuchel, and it has beaten Manchester City twice since mid-April.
It also has a coach, Tuchel, who nearly won this competition last year when he was leading Paris St.-Germain, and who knows how to lead a deep and talented (and expensively constructed) roster in big moments.
A season marked by the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the shockwaves of the attempt to create a breakaway Super League reaches its climax on Saturday, when Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea clash in an all-English Champions League final in Porto.
It is the third final of Europe’s elite club competition to be played between two Premier League sides, and the second in just three seasons.Manchester City will face fellow Premier League side Chelsea in the 66th European Cup final. City are in the final for the first time, while Chelsea are looking forward to their third showpiece having lifted the trophy once, in 2012.