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Here is the 2023-24 Champions League Schedule
The 2023-24 Champions League schedule has been released, and we have it here.
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First, a very quick introduction to the UEFA Champions League, for those who don’t know why it’s such a big deal.
What is the UEFA Champions League?
The world of soccer is organized into regions, each of which contains multiple countries with their own leagues. Within each region, there are competitions among both clubs and countries. Countries compete for World Cup qualification as well as regional competitions. In Europe, the latter is the European Championships, or Euros; in South America it’s the Copa America, etc. (This video has a lot more on the organization of worldwide soccer.)
Each region also has an annual club competition made up the best clubs from each country; in Europe, whose region is called UEFA, that is the UEFA Champions League. (Here’s a whole blog post on What is the UEFA Champions League.) With so much money and, therefore, top players and big clubs in Europe, the Champions League is the most prestigious club competition in the world.
The top four English Premier League clubs qualify for the Champions League; this is what is meant by “getting into Europe.”
Champions League Dates for 2023-24
Preliminary and Qualifying Rounds
The 2023-24 UEFA Champions League will begin in June 2023 with a preliminary round, followed by three qualifying rounds, each consisting of two legs:
- July 11/12 and 18/19
- July 25/26 and August 1/2
- August 8/9 and 15
Next is a playoff round on August 22/23 and 29/30.
These rounds don’t include any teams from the top European leagues. Those clubs join for the Champions League Group Stage.
2023-24 Champions League Group Stage Dates
The draw for the 2023-24 Champions League Group Stage will take place on August 31, 2023. Groups of four will play each other home and away, meaning each club plays six games. The top two in each group advance, while the third-place finishers drop into the UEFA Europa League.
The 2023-24 Group Stages dates — all Tuesday and Wednesday evenings — are:
- September 19-20
- October 3-4
- October 24-25
- November 7-8
- November 28-29
- December 12-13
2023-24 Champions League Round of 16
The Champions League Knockout Stage begins with the Round of 16 Draw on December 18, 2023. Round of 16 games — one at each club’s stadium — will be played on the following Tuesday and Wednesday nights:
- February 13-14, 2024
- February 20-21, 2024
- March 5-6, 2024
- March 12-13, 2024
2023-24 Champions League Quarterfinals
The draw date for the quarterfinals, semifinals, and Final will be on March 15, 2024.
The two-legged quarterfinal ties will be played:
- April 9-10, 2024
- April 16-17, 2024
2023-24 Champions League Semifinals
The two-legged semifinal ties will be played:
- April 30-1 May, 2024
- May 7-8, 2024
2023-24 Champions League Final
The 2023-24 Champions League Final will be played June 1, 2024, at Wembley Stadium in London, England.
Watch the 2023-24 Champions League
In the United States, you can watch the Champions League, Europa League and Europa Conference League in English on Paramount+ by CBS Sports. The Spanish-language rights are held by TUDN, which is part of the Fubo TV service.
Buy Champions League Tickets
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