32 TEAMS WILL STRUGGLE
UEFA Champions League 2020-21: All what you need to know before the draw
Published:28/09/2020 - 18:58h
Updated:30/09/2020 - 15:27h
To few dates so that begin the matches in the maximum European competition of clubs, you must know all what expects us in this new edition
A campaign more, the longed for and mythical UEFA Champions League will heave the curtain on 1 October, day in which it make the initial draw of the phase of groups. This year, when finishing the previous edition on 23 August, has had to delay something more than the usual. The first parties of the liguilla will contest almost three weeks afterwards, from the day 20 October.
All the teams will have the same aim, arrive the 29/05/2021 to the stadium Atatürk Olympic Stadium, in Istanbul, to contest the big final. The tournament will play it a total of 32 teams participants, as of habit, 26 of which already have achieved his direct pass to the phase of groups thanks to his position in the table clasificatoria of the previous season. Only 6 teams more will go in in the bass drum for the draw of 1 October through the parties of previous phase that remain for contesting , finding already in the final stages.
The Bayern of Munich is the valid champion of the tournament, defeating in the previous edition to Paris Saint-Germain in the final. At present it has 6 trophies of champion of Europe in his vitrinas. The team Teutonic will defend the title in front of opponents like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, Liverpool, Juventus or Manchester City. The parties of the 6 days of phase of groups will begin to finals of October and will finish at the beginning of December.
Here the calendar of the phase of groups:
- First day 20/10/2020 and 21/10/2020
- Second day 27/10/2020 and 28/10/2020
- Third day 03/11/2020 and 04/11/2020
- Fourth day 24/11/2020 and 25/11/2020
- Fifth day 01/12/2020 and 02/12/2020
- Sixth day 08/12/2020 and 09/12/2020
Once it finish the phase of groups, the two first of each group will access to the following phase of the eliminatory in February, contesting the first round of the eighth of final the days 16/02/2021 and 17/03/2021. The winners will happen to the quarter-finals, that will contest the 06/04/2021 and 14/04/2021.
The semifinals will take place the days 27/04/2021 and 05/05/2021, and the expected final the 29/05/2021 in the Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul. This stadium, with a capacity for more than 70.000 viewers, is the headquarters of the parties of the Turkish selection.
His more famous party, remember, went the final of the UEFA Champions League of 2005, when the Liverpool traced back a 3-0 against in front of the AC Milan to raise the trophy in the penaltis in what it designated "The miracle of Istanbul". An authentic gesta that already forms part of the history.
It will be the edition number LXVI
The League of Champions of the UEFA 2020-21 is the 66ª edition of the competition. The champion will play the Supercopa of Europe 2021 against the champion of the League Europe of the UEFA 2020-21, and also will classify to the World-wide Glass of Clubs of the FIFA 2021 in China.
The Bayern, the last champion of the Champions