Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

Fifteen years on from hosting Liverpool's incredible comeback win over AC Milan, the Turkish city will stage the final of UEFA's showpiece tournament

Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul will host the 2020 Champions League final, UEFA has confirmed.

The 76,000-capacity venue in the Turkish city hosted the showpiece in 2005, when Liverpool triumphed on penalties against AC Milan after battling to a 3-3 draw from 3-0 down at half-time.

UEFA confirmed the news at their Executive Committee meeting on Thursday, which took place in Kiev - where this year's final will be held.

As well as the Champions League final venue, the governing body revealed that Arena Gdansk in Poland will stage the Europa League final in the same year, with the UEFA Super Cup taking place at Porto's Estadio do Dragao.

Vienna's Austria Arena is set to welcome the 2020 Women's Champions League final.

The 2018 Champions League final will be held at the NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Ukraine's capital city Kiev and the 2019 edition will take place at Atletico Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid.

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Meanwhile, UEFA has also confirmed the match schedule for Euro 2020 , which is set to be staged across Europe.

A total of 12 cities across as many countries will share hosting responsibilities for the unique European Championship, with Rome's Stadio Olimpico the venue for the first game on June 12 of that year.

The final of the competition will be held at Wembley Stadium on July 12.