The UEFA Champions League final overview

Who is in the final?

Tottenham booked their place with a famous comeback against Ajax on Wednesday, and Liverpool did likewise with Barcelona on the day before.

When does it take place?

The final match will be held on Saturday 1st June, kicking off at 21:00CET. This is the 10th successive season of the UEFA Champions League that the final has taken place at the weekend.

Where is it being played?

The Estadio Metropolitano in Madrid, the capital of Spain, will stage the fixture. The venue was officially opened in September 2017 and is the home of Atlético Madrid, replacing the former home of the club, the Estadio Vicente Calderón.

Can I get tickets?

The first 4,000 tickets have been sold to fans all around the world via the website Each of the two clubs through to the final receives 17,000 tickets and the remaining ones are allocated to the UEFA and national associations, local organizing committee, commercial partners and broadcasters.

How can I watch the final?

The list of all global UEFA Champions League broadcast partners is available here.

What about the Champions Festival?

The UEFA Champions Festival will take place from Thursday 30 May until Sunday 2 June in central Madrid.

It is free to attend the festival, which will be the place for entertainment around the final, including the UEFA Ultimate Champions Tournament with a host of UEFA Champions League greats; as well as freestylers, bands, DJs, autograph signing sessions, and the chance to take your photo with the trophy.

Who is the final referee?

Referee Damir Skominab from Slovenia will take charge of the final and will be assisted by his countrymen Robert Vukan and Jure Praprotnik.

Who will be performing at the opening ceremony?

Imagine Dragons will live perform at the opening ceremony of the final, presented by Pepsi. Well-known for smash hits like Radioactive, Believer, and Thunder, the Grammy Award-winning group will perform at the stage minutes before kick-off. The 2019 opening ceremony will offer a level of production that has never been seen before at a UEFA Champions League final.