Champions league
Champions League

With the continuance of football across major leagues in Europe, the plans for the commencement of the UEFA Champions League are well underway.

With the final of this year’s Benfica performance in Portugal, there’s still a lot to play for as teams compete to win one of the most prestigious trophies in European football.

But where and when will the draws of the competition be held?

When and where?

The draws will take place from noon CET on Friday 10 July at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

Where The draw can be watched

The draw will be streamed live on UEFA’s official website.

Draw Procedure

There is no seeding or country protection at this stage of the competition: any restrictions will be announced ahead of the draw.

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A draw is made to determine the ‘home’ side in the Final for administrative reasons.

  • Venues

With the threat of corona and other countries under strict guidelines about visits in their countries, this season’s quarter-finals, semi-finals and Final will be played as a straight knock-out tournament in Lisbon, Portugal in August with all ties being in a single-leg fixture.

Lisbon being the home of the finals will provide Benfica’s Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica and Sporting CP’s Estádio José Alvalade as the venues for the games.

Round of 16-second leg dates

Friday 7 August / Saturday 8 August

Matches yet to be concluded in Round of 16

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Teams in the Quarterfinals.

When are the Quarterfinals

  • Wednesday 12 August / Thursday 13 August /
  • Friday 14 August / Saturday 15 August

Semi-Final Dates

  • Tuesday 18 August / Wednesday 19 August

Final Date

  • Sunday 23 August, Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Lisbon


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