The venue for the final was chosen in 2020.

The match was scheduled for August, it was supposed to take place at the Ak Bars Arena stadium.

Instead, it was moved to the Karaiskakis Stadium in the city of Piraeus, which is closely adjacent to Athens.

Following the start of Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, UEFA and FIFA banned Russian clubs and national teams from international competition and allowed foreign players and coaches playing in Russia and Ukraine to suspend their club contracts.

Moscow considered the possibility of moving from the European football association to the Asian one, but later the issue was postponed indefinitely.