When are the 2020-21 Champions League games, and which Premier League teams are in it?
The qualifying rounds of the 2020-21 Champions League are over, so it’s time for the group stage.
This year, four teams from England will be competing to knock Bayern Munich off their perch: Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea. All four went straight into the group stages.
Read more: What is the UEFA Champions League?
Champions Group Stage Draw and Schedule
The draw for the group stages, with eight groups of four, was held October 1. Each team plays the other three teams in its group, home and away, on the following dates, and then the top two in each group go on to the knockout round.
These are all Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with teams alternating home and away each week.
English Premier League Teams in the Champions League
In the order of their finish in the 2019-20 Premier League season:
Liverpool, European champions for the sixth time in 2019, are in Group D with Ajax of Amsterdam, Atalanta of Italy and Midtjylland of Denmark.
Manchester City, still looking for their first European title, are in Group C with Porto of Portugal, Olympiacos of Greece, and Marseille of France.
Manchester United, champions three times, got a tough road in Group H with Paris St. Germain, RB Leipzig of Germany and Başakşehir of Turkey.
Chelsea, winners for their only time in 2012, are in Group E with Sevilla of Spain, Krasnodar of Russia, and Rennes of France.
Here are the Dates for the 2020-21 Europa League
Round of 16
The draw will be held on December 14, and teams will play home-and-away to advance.
The draw for the quarterfinals, semifinals and final will be held on March 19. Teams will play home-and-away to advance through the quarters and semis.
2020-21 Champions League Final
May 29, 2021 in Istanbul, Turkey