The 2019/20 Champions League campaign only finished less than a month ago, but almost all is in place for next season's competition.
So, what exactly do we know so far?
26 out of 32 spots have already been filled, with the remaining six set to be filled in the coming weeks through qualification.
🇪🇸 Real Madrid, Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Sevilla
🏴 Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea
🇮🇹 Juventus, Inter, Atalanta, Lazio
🇩🇪 Bayern, Dortmund, RB Leipzig, Mönchengladbach
🇫🇷 Paris Saint-Germain, Marseille, Rennes
🇷🇺 Zenit, Lokomotiv Moskva
🇧🇪 Club Brugge
🇺🇦 Shakhtar Donetsk
🇹🇷 İstanbul Başakşehir
- 08/08/2020–11/08/2020 Preliminary round
- 18/08/2020–19/08/2020 First qualifying round
- 25/08/2020–26/08/2020 Second qualifying round
- 15/09/2020–16/09/2020 Third qualifying round
- 22/09/2020–30/09/2020 Play-offs
🎯 Group stage
- 20/10/2020–21/10/2020 Matchday 1
- 27/10/2020–28/10/2020 Matchday 2
- 03/11/2020–04/11/2020 Matchday 3
- 24/11/2020–25/11/2020 Matchday 4
- 01/12/2020–02/12/2020 Matchday 5
- 08/12/2020–09/12/2020 Matchday 6
🥅 Knockout stages
- 16/02/2021–17/03/2021 Round of 16
- 06/04/2021–14/04/2021 Quarter-finals
- 27/04/2021–05/05/2021 Semi-finals
- 29/05/2021 Final, Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul
📅 Draw dates
- 17/07/2020: Preliminary round draw
- 09/08/2020: First qualifying round draw
- 10/08/2020: Second qualifying round draw
- 31/08/2020: Third qualifying round draw
- 01/09/2020: Play-off draw
- 01/10/2020: Group stage draw
- 14/12/2020: Round of 16 draw
- 9/03/2021: Quarter-final and semi-final draw
🏟️ Where will the final take place?
The final is set to take place at the famous Istanbul's Atatürk Olympic Stadium, which was set to host the 2019/20 edition, before the changes that were occasioned by the coronavirus.
Saint Petersburg, which was picked to host the 2020/21 edition will now host the 2022/23 event.
The stadium hosted the famous Liverpool vs AC Milan finals where Liverpool came from three goals down to win on penalties.