UEFA has announced the change in the venue of the Champions League quarter-final tie between Chelsea and Porto. The competition’s governing body has affirmed that the Champions League quarter-final tie between Chelsea and Porto will take place in Seville, meaning both legs will be played away from the respective club’s home grounds.
The Blues was supposed to fly to Estadio Do Dragao for their first leg on April 7 before hosting Porto for the return game at Stamford Bridge on April 13. However, according to changes made by the European football’s governing body, Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan will be the place to hold both the games.
🏟️ The #UCL quarter-final first and second legs between @FCPorto and @ChelseaFC will both now be played in Seville, Spain.— UEFA (@UEFA) March 30, 2021
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This is the official statement published by UEFA on Tuesday: “UEFA is able to officially confirm that the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first and second leg matches involving FC Porto and Chelsea FC, will now both be played at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan in Seville.”
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“The dates of the matches (7 April and 13 April 2021) and the kick-off times (21:00CET) will remain the same.”
“UEFA would like to thank FC Porto and Chelsea FC for their support and close cooperation, as well as the Portuguese Football Federation, The Football Association, the Royal Spanish Football Federation and Sevilla FC for their assistance and agreeing to stage the matches.”