European football body UEFA has revealed the dates for the 2020/2021 Champions League season.

Ataturk Stadium in Istanbul was scheduled to hold this year’s edition but was replaced by Lisbon because of COVID-19.

Ataturk Olympic Stadium will host the 2021 Champions League Final. The stadium is the largest in Turkey with a capacity of 76,761 and previously hosted the Champions LeagueFinal in 2005.


The prestigious club competition will start by September October 20, 2020 and ends by May 29, 2021.

Champions League 2019-20 dates

First round of the group stage – October 20/21, 2020

Second round of the group stage – October 27/28, 2020

Third round of the group stage – November 3/4, 2020

Fourth round of the group stage – November 24/25, 2020

Fifth round of the group stage – December 1/2, 2020
Sixth round of the group stage – December 8/9, 2020

Round of 16 – First legs: February 16/17 and 23/24, 2021.
Return legs: March 9/10 and 16/17, 2021.

Quarter-finals – First legs: April 6/7, 2021. 
Return legs: April 13/14, 2021

Semi-finals – First legs: April 27/28, 2021. 
Return legs: May 4/5, 2021

Final – May 29, 2021