UEFA has announced that the two legs of Chelsea’s Champions League quarter-final tie with Porto, will be played in Seville.
Chelsea was due to travel to Estadio Do Dragao for the first leg on April 7, before welcoming the Portuguese side to Stamford Bridge six days later.
However, UEFA has now confirmed both fixtures will take place at Sevilla’s Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan in Spain because of COVID-19 precautions.
“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.
“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,” a statement read.
UEFA announces venue for Chelsea’s Champions League ties against FC Porto