UEFA has confirmed that both legs of the Champions League quarter-final between Chelsea and Porto will be played at Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan in Seville.
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in the quarter-finals of the Champions League were moved to Seville because of the measures surrounding the coronavirus. The clubs from England and Portugal will meet on April 7 and 13 at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán.
The decision was taken in connection with travel restrictions due to the corona pandemic. In Portugal, there are strict entry restrictions for travelers from the United Kingdom.
UEFA has released a statement confirming the change of venue, which reads:
"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."