The 2020 Champions League final between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Bayern Munich will be played on Sunday August 23. The match will kick-off at 8pm BST (12:30am IST).
The French champions locked horns with the German giants after both sides came through the 'final eight' tournament held in Portugal, which was the scaled-down, expedited solution for concluding the competition. Bayern are looking to clinch their sixth Champions League crown, but it is a maiden appearance on this stage for Paris Saint-German as they attempt to get their hands on what has become for them a holy grail.
The venue for the game is Estadio da Luz in Lisbon which is also the home of Portuguese giants Benfica. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and certain restrictions to protect the public health, the match will be played behind closed doors.
Paris Saint-German made their way to the finale by beating a group of football teams containing Club Brugge, Real Madrid and Galatasary. They then defeated Borussia Dortmund in the last 16, before overcoming Atalanta and RB Leipzig en route to the final.
Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi are the club's top scorers in this season's competition, with both scoring five goals each. Whereas Neymar Jr. has won all the Champions League finals he has ever played. Neymar Back in 2015 in the 68th minute, Luis Suárez put Barcelona back in the lead, and the final score of 3–1 was confirmed when Neymar scored with the last kick of the game defeating Juventus.
Bayern Munich on the other hand have been in rampant form. They have won every game they have played in this season's Champions League and have scored 42 goals along the way. They have topped a group containing Tottenham, Olympiacos and Red Star Belgrade, before demolishing Chelsea 7-1 on aggregate in the last 16, hammering Barcelona 8-2 in the quarter-final and beating Lyon 3-0 in the semi-final.
Robert Lewandowski is the competition's top scorer with 15 goals so far, while Serge Gnabry has chipped in with nine strikes.
Who is more likely to win the Champions League final?
Chances are Bayern Munich will take the crown this time considering they have won it five times already. The team who will win tonight will win the treble.
Neymar Jr. and Coutinho both are ex Barcelona players and will clash tonight for the same title. It is even more interesting because they will play together for Brazil later. Also, if Robert Lewandowski scores two goals tonight, he will tie the record of holding most goals in one Champions League season with Christiano Ronaldo.
The live streaming of the Champions League final match between PSG and Bayern Munich will be available on SonyLiv and it kicks-off at sharp 12:30am.