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Manchester City vs. Chelsea, 2021 Champions League Final: Time, TV schedule and lineups

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Which American will get a Champions League winners medal?

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It all comes down to today. Manchester City and Chelsea FC will hit the field at Estádio do Dragão in Porto in today’s UEFA Champions League Final. For USMNT fans, it’s a chance to see history, as either Christian Pulisic or Zack Steffen will become only the second USMNT player (and 5th American overall) to win a UEFA Champions League.

Pulisic is expected to make an appearance in the match, either via the starting XI or off the bench, becoming the first USMNT player to play in a Champions League final. Steffen is unlikely to feature as the backup goalkeeper, but you never know what can happen in a final.

Chelsea and City have had epic battles all season long. Chelsea has won 2 of the 3 matchups so far this season, including the FA Cup semifinal. Man City, however, already have the EPL title and the League Cup already, and they’re looking to make it a treble in Porto. It would be City’s first Champions League trophy if they win tonight, while Chelsea looks to lift their second Champions League trophy.

Which team has the edge? Which American will get to lift the trophy and which will be forced to accept the runners-up medal?

Lineups

Manchester City lineup:

Chelsea lineup:

How to Watch

Advertised Kick-off Time: 3:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 p.m. Pacific

Venue: Estádio do Dragão, Porto

Available TV: CBS (English), Univision (Spanish), TUDN (Spanish)

Available Streaming: Paramount+ (App/Website), Univision (App/Website), TUDN (App/Website), fuboTV (Free trial)

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