The UEFA Champions League is an annual football competition, contested by the top European club teams. Formerly known as the European Cup, the competition is considered one of the most prestigious tournaments in world sport and is annually the most watched sporting event.
Real Madrid are the most successful club in the competition, having won 14 times in total. Real Madrid are the current holders, winning their 14th title after defeating English side Liverpool 1-0 at the Stade de France in Paris on the 28th May 2022.
Format of the UEFA Champions League
There are four knockout rounds and a play-off round which begins in late June resulting in 6 qualified teams. 32 teams in total are drawn into eight groups and playing the group stage from September to December.
The resulting eight group winners and eight runners-up proceed to a knockout phase from February, culminating in the Final in late May/early June.
The winners thus qualify for the annual UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup.
2022-2023 UEFA Champions League
The 32 teams that are competing in the 2022-2023 Champions League are listed below. Click the links (where available) for a guide to visiting each stadium.
Ajax (Netherlands) – Johan Cruyff Arena
Liverpool (England) – Anfield
Napoli (Italy) – Stadio San Paolo
Rangers (Scotland) – Ibrox Stadium
FC Porto (Portugal) – Estádio do Dragão
Atletico Madrid (Spain) – Wanda Metropolitano
Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) – BayArena
Club Bruges (Belgium) – Jan Breydel Stadium
Bayern Munich (Germany) – Allianz Arena
FC Barcelona (Spain) – Camp Nou
Inter Milan (Italy) – San Siro
Viktoria Plzeň (Czech Republic) – Doosan Arena
Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany) – Deutsche Bank Park
Tottenham Hotspur (England) – Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Sporting CP (Portugal) – Estádio José Alvalade
Marseille (France) – Orange Vélodrome
AC Milan (Italy) – San Siro
Chelsea (England) – Stamford Bridge
FC Red Bull Salzburg (Austria) – Red Bull Arena
Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia) – Stadion Maksimir
Real Madrid (Spain) – Estadio Santiago Bernabéu
RB Leipzig (Germany) – Red Bull Arena
Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) – NSC Olimpiyskiy
Celtic (Scotland) – Celtic Park
Manchester City (England) – City of Manchester Stadium
Sevilla (Spain) – Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán
Borussia Dortmund (Germany) – Westfalenstadion
FC København (Denmark) – Parken Stadium
Paris St-Germain (France) – Parc des Princes
Juventus (Italy) – Juventus Stadium
Benfica (Portugal) – Estádio da Luz
Maccabi Haifa (Israel) – Sammy Ofer Stadium
6th-7th September 2022: Matchday one
13th-14th September 2022: Matchday two
4th-5th October 2022: Matchday three
11th-12th October 2022: Matchday four
25th-26th October 2022: Matchday five
1st-2nd November 2022: Matchday six
7th November 2022: Round of 16 draw
14th-15th & 21st-22nd February 2022: Round of 16 first legs
7th-8th & 14th-15th March 2023: Round of 16 second legs
17th March 2023: Quarter-finals & Semi-finals draw
11th-12th April 2023: Quarter-finals first leg
18th-19th April 2023: Quarter-finals second leg
9th-10th May 2023: Semi-finals first leg
16th-17th May 2023: Semi-finals second leg
10th June 2023: Final (Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey)
Future UEFA Champions League Final’s
2022-2023 Champions League Final (10th June 2023) – Atatürk Olympic Stadium (Istanbul, Turkey)
2023-2024 Champions League Final (1st June 2024) – Wembley Stadium (London, England)
2024-2025 Champions League Final (May 2025) – Allianz Arena (Munich, Germany)
How do I get tickets to the UEFA Champions League?
Ticketing information for clubs competing in the UEFA Champions League is available by clicking on the venue links above (where available).
Ticket information for the UEFA Champions League Final will be available on the official UEFA website, you can subscribe to updates on the official website here.
UEFA Champions League Official Website
Last Updated on May 17, 2023 by Sports Tourist