Everything you need to know about the Champions League final

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Updated: August 23, 2020

Get ready for today’s Champions League final with Sportsplay’s preview package.

How to watch

  • Who: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich
  • When: Sunday, August 23 (3:00 p.m. ET)
  • Where: Estadio da Luz (Lisbon, Portugal)
  • TV: CBS Sports Network, Univision, TUDN (U.S.)
  • Stream: CBS All Access and fuboTV (U.S.), DAZN (Canada)

Analysis

Tactics, pressing questions, and more heading into Sunday’s tilt.

How they got here

Looking back on each team’s semifinal performance.

Injury news

The latest updates on the key lineup decisions.

Player Club Injury Status
Marco Verratti PSG Calf Expected to start
Idrissa Gueye PSG Muscle Fit to play
Keylor Navas PSG Hamstring Game-time decision
Jerome Boateng Bayern Munich Hamstring Game-time decision

Expected XIs

Paris Saint-Germain

Bayern Munich

By the numbers

Comparing this season’s Champions League statistics for the two finalists.

PSG BAYERN MUNICH
8-1-1 Record 10-0-0
25 Goals Scored 42
5 Goals Against 8
Mbappe and Icardi (5) Top Scorer Lewandowski (15)

And looking into some advanced metrics.

PSG BAYERN MUNICH
22.3 Expected Goals (xG) 31.6
9.7 xG Against 8.9
+1.25 xG Difference Per 90 Minutes +2.27

What they’re saying

Kylian Mbappe: “This is exactly why I came here. I always said that I wanted to go down in my country’s history. (This) is another chance to do that.”

Benjamin Pavard: “Nobody scares us, we are Bayern Munich. We have had a great season and now we need to finish it off by winning the Champions League.”

Hansi Flick: “We’ve always played with a high line and ultimately we’ve got results doing that so we won’t change too much.”

Thomas Tuchel: “It is a small advantage for Bayern that they are used as a club to playing these games. I accept that, but it is not a decisive advantage.”

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