Champions League 2021: Stats to know about the UCL Final

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The UEFA Champions Final, which will take place on May 30. It will be Manchester City against Chelsea at the Estadio do Dragao in Portugal. On May 30, the two teams clashed in the Premier League, with Thomas Tuchel’s side winning 2-1. 

This is City’s first UCL final, and Pep Guardiola will be hoping for victory. Manchester City is also the seventh English side to reach the final of the Champions League. 

This will also be Sergio Aguero’s last match for the Etihad. Meanwhile, Chelsea hasn’t been in the greatest of form this season, but the club’s fortunes have changed with Thomas Tuchel’s arrival.

UCL Final: Stats you cannot miss

  • City are in their first Champions League final and have a chance to win their first trophy. The club’s sole continental trophy is the 1970 European Cup Winners’ Cup.
  • Tuchel is the first manager to guide two different clubs to the Champions League final in consecutive seasons.
  • Guardiola might become only the sixth man to manage two teams to European Cup victory after winning two titles as Barcelona’s head coach (2009 and 2011). Only three coaches have previously won the title three times, and Guardiola would like to join that exclusive club.
  • Chelsea won the UCL for the first time in 2012. When they last won this illustrious prize, they had changed managers in the middle of the season.
  • Chelsea has already beaten City twice under their new boss, with a 1-0 FA Cup semi-final triumph and a 2-1 league triumph away from home.

Team Predictions:

Manchester City: Ederson, Cancelo, John Stones, Rúben Dias, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Bernardo Silva, Fernandinho, Ilkay Gundogan, Riyad Mahrez, Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden

Chelsea: Edouard Mendy, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Antonio Rudiger, Ceasr Azpilicueta, Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, Ben Chilwell, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner, Mason Mount