Leipzig to host UEFA Conference League 2026 final!

For the first time ever, a European cup final will be played in Leipzig in 2026. RB Leipzig has been awarded the bid to host the final in the UEFA Conference League. The decision was announced by the UEFA Executive Committee at its meeting in Dublin.

The DFB applied for three locations to host European finals in 2026 and 2027. In addition to Leipzig for the UEFA Conference League Final, Frankfurt was in the running for the UEFA Europa League and Stuttgart for the UEFA Women’s Champions League. The final of the Europa League will take place in Frankfurt in 2027.

RB Leipzig managing director Johann Plenge said, “We are very pleased that we were able to bring the next major sporting event to Leipzig after UEFA EURO 2024 with the final of the UEFA Europa Conference League in 2026. At the same time, the award confirms that the Red Bull Arena as a top-level stadium that offers the best conditions for international matches.”

“We are convinced that together with the city, all Leipzig residents and the partners involved, we will host a great football festival and present ourselves as a cosmopolitan football location for the two finalists.”

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