2022/23 UEFA Champions League: All you need to know including key dates, draw
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2022/23 UEFA Champions League: All you need to know including key dates, draw

UEFA has outlined all the key dates for the 2022/23 Champions League season. 

The final is set to be played at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, home of the Turkish national team.

Istanbul was initially selected to host 2020 final, but this was moved to Lisbon due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Here are all the details of the upcoming season; 

When do Champions League qualifying matches start?

  • Preliminary round semi-finals: 21 June 2022
  • Preliminary round final: 24 June 2022
  • First qualifying round: 5/6 & 12/13 July 2022
  • Second qualifying round: 19/20 & 26/27 July 2022
  • Third qualifying round: 2/3 & 9 August 2022
  • Play-offs: 16/17 & 23/24 August 2022

When does the Champions League group stage start?

  • Matchday 1: 6/7 September 2022
  • Matchday 2: 13/14 September 2022
  • Matchday 3: 4/5 October 2022
  • Matchday 4: 11/12 October 2022
  • Matchday 5: 25/26 October 2022
  • Matchday 6: 1/2 November 2022

When do the knockout stages of the Champions League start?

  • Round of 16: 14/15/21/22 February & 7/8/14/15 March 2023
  • Quarter-finals: 11/12 & 18/19 April 2023
  • Semi-finals: 9/10 & 16/17 May 2023
  • Final: 10 June 2023

Where is the Champions League final in 2023?

The final will take place at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, home of the Turkish national team. The venue famously hosted the 2005 decider, when Liverpool recovered from 3-0 down to beat AC Milan in the 'Miracle of Istanbul'.

When are the 2022/23 Champions League draws?

  • Preliminary round: 7 June 2022
  • First qualifying round: 14 June 2022
  • Second qualifying round: 15 June 2022
  • Third qualifying round: 18 July 2022
  • Play-off round: 2 August 2022
  • Group stage: 25 August 2022
  • Round of 16: 7 November 2022
  • Quarter-finals & semi-finals: 17 March 2022
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