When does the Champions League start?

Champions League

The Champions League is eagerly awaited and once the qualifying rounds are over with, it's down to the big boys to show us their best.

Liverpool were crowned champions in Madrid last season and they'll be looking to defend their title. They're 7/1 to retain their Champions League title at bet365. Man City are favourites at 4/1 with bet365 and will be looking to claim their first Champions League title.

July and August sees the qualifying rounds and playoffs rounded off, with the Group Stage draw taking place in Monaco on the 29th of August.

When is the 2020 Champions League Final?

The Champions League will be on Saturday 30th May and will be at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.

Champions League Fixtures & Draw Dates

June 2019

11th June: Preliminary round draw – Nyon
18th June: First and second qualifying round draws – Nyon
25th June: Preliminary round semi-finals
28th June: Preliminary round final

July 2019

9th/10th July: First qualifying round, first leg
16th/17th July: First qualifying round, second leg
22nd July: Third qualifying round draw, Nyon
23rd/24th July: Second qualifying round, first leg
30th/31st July: Second qualifying round, second leg

August 2019

5th August: Play-off round draw, Nyon
6th/7th August: Third qualifying round, first leg
13th August: Third qualifying round, second leg
20th/21st August: Play-off round, first leg
27th/28th August: Play-off round, second leg
29th August: Group stage draw, Monaco

September 2019

17th/18th September: Group stage, matchday one

October 2019

1st/2nd October: Group stage, matchday two
22nd/23rd October: Group stage, matchday three

November 2019

5th/6th November: Group stage, matchday four
26th/27th November: Group stage, matchday five

December 2019

10th/11th December: Group stage, matchday six
16th December: Round of 16 draw, Nyon

February 2020

18th/19th/25th/26th February: Round of 16, first leg

March 2020

10th/11th/17th/18th March: Round of 16, second leg
20th March: Quarter-final and semi-final draws, Nyon

April 2020

7th/8th April: Quarter-finals, first leg
14th/15th April: Quarter-finals, second leg
28th/29th April: Semi-finals, first leg

May 2020

5th/6th May: Semi-finals, second leg
30th May: Champions League Final – Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul

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