Champions League: Final in Lisbon!

The UEFA Executive Committee have decided | Quarter finals from 12th August in Lisbon | Quarters and Semi Finals to be treated as one leg affairs | Champions League Final on 23rd August at the Estadio da Luz | Draws for quarters and semis on 10th July

Thre UEFA executive committee had a meeting on Wednesday afternoon where the following decisions were made:

The Champions League season will be played to a conclusion from 12th August with the final in Lisbon. Leipzig will take part in the quarter final round from the 12th August, with both the quarters and the semi finals both to be treated as single leg affairs.

All remaining games will kick off at 21:00 CEST.
The draw for the quarter finals will take place on the 10th July in Nyon.

The remaining Round of 16 ties will be played on the 7th and 8th August (whether that will be in the home side's stadium or in Lisbon is yet to be decided).

Our quarterfinal tie will take place between 12th and 15th August, with the semifinals being held on 18th and 19th August.

The Champions League Final will take place on 23rd August in Lisbon at the Esatdio da Luiz.

Any potential transfers made before the tournament restarts will not be able to play. Every team, however, has the right to call up three extra players to their squad.

More information to follow.


7th-8th August: Round of 16 second legs

12th-15th August: Quarterfinals (Lisbon)

18th-19th August: Semifinals (Lisbon)

23rd August: Final (Estadio da Luiz, Lisbon)

Markus Krösche on…

… the return of the Champions League:

  • "It's really great news that the Champions League season will be completed. It would've been a real shame for us not to get this chance."

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