UEFA announces plans for Champions League and Europa League

By Miguel Prazeres

June 17, 2020

UEFA announced this Wednesday the plans for the return of Champions League and Europa League. Check the new formats, dates, and venues.

Lisbon will host Champions League

UEFA confirmed Lisbon as the venue for what’s left to play in the 2019/20 Champions League.

Final stages will begin August 7 and 8 with the second legs ramining of Round 16. Further stages of the competition will be decided in a single match. The final will be held on August 23rd.

Jose Alvalade from Sporting CP and Luz from Benfica will be the stages.

12 teams remain in contention for the most important club competition in Europe:

  • Juventus
  • Lyon
  • Manchester City
  • Real Madrid
  • Bayern Munich
  • Chelsea
  • Barcelona
  • Napoli

Leipzig, Atalanta, PSG, and Atletico Madrid already guaranteed their place in the quarter-finals.


  • Round of 16, second leg: August 7 and 8
  • Quarter-finals: August 12
  • Final: August 23

Europa League to be held in Germany

UEFA also confirmed today the plans for Europa League. Germany will be the stage for what’s left of the competition, in the cities of Cologne, Duisburg, Dusseldorf, and Gelsenkirchen.

Beginning on August 5, competition resumes in Round of 16. All matches will be decided in a single match, apart from the ones suspended after the first leg. The Final will be on August 21.

16 teams remain in contention for the title:

  • Getafe
  • Inter
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Wolfsburg
  • Leverkusen
  • Rangers
  • Wolves
  • Olympiakos
  • Manchester United
  • LASK Linz
  • Basel
  • Eintracht Frankfurt
  • AS Roma
  • Sevilla
  • Copenhagen
  • Istanbul BB

UEFA Supercup will be held in Budapest, Hungary. The game is scheduled for September 24.

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