The UEFA Champions League 2021-2022 launched this year on September 14, 2021. The Champions League started with Matchday 1 of the Group Stage. The UEFA 2021-2022 Champions League is Europe’s Premier Club football tournament organized for the 67th time this season. Earlier, it was known as the European Champions Club. However, this year’s championship marks the 30th season after it was named UEFA Champions League. The event that started in June 2021 will see its final game in Saint Petersburg, Russia, at the Gazprom Arena on 22th May 2022.
The preliminary round was initiated on June 8, 2021, followed by the season’s first qualifying round on June 15, 2021. The second qualifying round was set for June 16, 2021, and then the third qualifying round was a little later than a month on July 19, 2021.
Once the qualifying rounds are completed, the playoff round took place on August 2, 2021, followed by the Group Stage on August 26, 2021.
On December 13, 2021, the round stage will take place, and the season’s quarter-finals and semifinals will be held from March 18, 2022.
The champions of this season’s league will directly qualify to play in the Group Stage of next year’s competition and earn the opportunity to play in the 2022 UEFA Super Cup to face the UEFA Europa League champions for the season.
Group Stage Matchday 1 Initiation: September 14, 2021
On this day, there will be four groups playing. (Group E, Group F, Group G, and Group H)
Barcelona vs. Bayern and Dynamo Kyiv vs. Benfica will play in Group E
Villarreal vs. Atalanta and Young Boys vs. Manchester United in Group F
Lille vs. Wolfsburg and Sevilla vs. Salzburg in Group G
Chelsea vs. Zenit and Malmö vs. Juventus in Group H
On Wednesday, September 15, the following groups will face each other.
Manchester City vs. Leipzig, Club Brugge vs. PSG in Group A
Atletico Madrid vs. Porto and Liverpool vs. Milan in Group B
Sporting Lisbon vs. Ajax and Besiktas vs. Dortmund in Group C
Sheriff vs. Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter vs. Real Madrid in Group D
The Group Stage Matchday 2 will begin on September 28, 2021
PSG vs. Manchester City and Leipzig vs. Club Brugge in Group A
Porto vs. Liverpool and Milan vs. Atletico Madrid in Group B
Ajax vs. Besiktas and Dortmund vs. Sporting Lisbon in Group C
Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Inter and Real Madrid vs. Sheriff in Group D
On Wednesday, September 29
Bayern vs. Dynamo Kyiv and Benfica vs. Barcelona in Group E
Atalanta vs. Young Boys and Manchester United vs. Villarreal in Group F
Wolfsburg vs. Sevilla and Salzburg vs. Lille in Group G
Zenit vs. Malmö and Juventus vs. Chelsea in Group H
For Group Stage Matchday 3 on Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Brugge vs. Manchester City and PSG vs. Leipzig in Group A
Atletico Madrid vs. Liverpool and Porto vs. Milan in Group B
Besiktas vs. Sporting Lisbon and Ajax vs. Dortmund in Group C
Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Real Madrid and Inter vs. Sheriff in Group D
On Wednesday, October 20, 2021
Barcelona vs. Dynamo Kyiv and Benfica vs. Bayern in Group E
Young Boys vs. Villarreal and Manchester United vs. Atlanta in Group F
Salzburg vs. Wolfsbur and Lille vs. Sevilla in Group G
Zenit vs. Juventus and Chelsea vs. Malmö in Group H
Group Stage Matchday 4 on Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Dynamo Kyiv vs. Barcelona and Bayern vs. Benfica in Group E
Villarreal vs. Young Boys and Atalanta vs. Manchester United in Group F
Wolfsburg vs. Salzburg and Sevilla vs. Lille in Group G
Malmö vs. Chelsea and Juventus vs. Zenit in Group H
On Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Leipzig vs. PSG and Manchester City vs. Club Brugge in Group A
Milan vs. Porto and Liverpool vs. Atletico Madrid in Group B
Sporting Lisbon vs. Besiktas and Dortmund vs. Ajax in Group C
Real Madrid vs. Shakhtar Donetsk and Sheriff vs. Inter in Group D
For Group Stage Matchday 5, Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Dynamo Kyiv vs. Bayern and Barcelona vs. Benfica in Group E
Villarreal vs. Manchester United and Young Boys vs. Atalanta in Group F
Sevilla vs. Wolfsburg and Lille vs. Salzburg in Group G
Malmö vs. Zenit and Chelsea vs. Juventus in Group H
On Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Manchester City vs. PSG and Club Brugge vs. Leipzig in Group A
Atletico Madrid vs. Milan and Liverpool vs. Porto in Group B
Besiktas vs. Ajax and Sporting Lisbon vs. Dortmund in Group C
Inter vs. Shakhtar Donetsk and Sheriff vs. Real Madrid in Group D
For Group Stage Matchday 6 on Tuesday, December 7, 2021
PSG vs. Club Brugge and Leipzig vs. Manchester City in Group A
Porto vs. Atletico Madrid and Milan vs. Liverpool in Group B
Dortmund vs. Besiktas and Ajax vs. Sporting Lisbon in Group C
Real Madrid vs. Inter and Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Sheriff in Group D
On Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Benfica vs. Dynamo Kyiv and Bayern vs. Barcelona in Group E
Manchester United vs. Young Boys and Atalanta vs. Villarreal in Group F
Salzburg vs. Sevilla and Wolfsburg vs. Lille in Group G
Juventus vs. Malmö and Zenit vs. Chelsea in Group H
Round of 16
The first leg will happen on February 15-16 and February 22-23, 2022.
The second leg will be on March 8-9 & March 15-16, 2022.
The first leg will happen on April 5-6, 2022.
The second leg will occur on April 12-13, 2022.
The first leg will be on April 26-27, 2022.
The second leg will be on May 3-4, 2022.
The final match will be on May 28, 2022.