A total of 32 teams will start the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League, dreaming of winning the most prestigious trophy in professional club football.
English power Chelsea It is the defending champion, and many competitors hope to knock the Blues out of that high position.French side Paris Saint-Germain, German Bayern Munich And the 2021 finalists Manchester City Considered a favorite by bookmakers.
The competition starts from the group stage (eight groups, four teams in each group), and only the top two teams in each group can advance to the round of 16 starting in February 2022. The remaining time for the two rounds of total goal elimination rounds is until the single-match finals to be held on May 28, 2022.
- group matches: September 14-15, September 28-29, October 19-20, November 2-3, November 23-24, December 7-8
- Top 16: February 15-16, March 8-9 / February 22-23, March 15-16
- quarter final: April 5-6, April 12-13
- Semi-finals: April 26-27, May 3-4
- at last: May 28, 2022 (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Since 1965, the UEFA Champions League and other Champions League knockout matches will not use away goals to decide the game. Repealed in June 2021. After the end of the second round, the series that is equal to the total number of goals will go directly to overtime, and if necessary, there will be a penalty shoot-out.
2021-22 UEFA Champions League teams
A total of 26 teams directly qualify for the Champions League group stage. There are six seats available for competition, which will be determined by a two-round playoff series (August 17-18, August 24-25).
The UEFA Champions League group stage draw will be conducted after the playoffs are decided Thursday, August 26.
|team||nation||How the team advances||Appearances
|Ajax||Netherlands||First place-Eredivisie||17||4 (1995)|
|Atlanta||Italy||Third Place-Serie A||3||—|
|Atletico Madrid||Spain||First Place-La Liga||12||—|
|Barcelona||Spain||La Liga 3rd||26||5 (2015)|
|Bayern Munich||Germany||First Place-Bundesliga||25||6 (2020)|
|Besiktas||Turkey||First Place-Super League||8||—|
|Dortmund||Germany||Third place-Bundesliga||16||1 (1997)|
|Chelsea||UK||4th Place-Premier League||18||2 (2021)|
|Bruges Club||Belgium||First Place-Jupiler Pro League||9||—|
|Dynamo Kyiv||Ukraine||1st-Ukrainian Premier League||18||—|
|Inter Milan||Italy||First-Serie A||15||3 (2010)|
|Juventus||Italy||4th Place-Serie A||twenty two||2 (1996)|
|small||France||1 day-Ligue 1||7||—|
|Liverpool||UK||Third Place-Premier League||14||6 (2019)|
|Manchester City||UK||First Place-Premier League||11||—|
|Manchester United||UK||Second Place-Premier League||twenty four||3 (2008)|
|AC Milan||Italy||Second-Serie A||18||7 (2007)|
|Paris Saint-Germain||France||2nd-Ligue 1||14||—|
|Porto||Portugal||Second-Portuguese League||25||2 (2004)|
|RB Leipzig||Germany||Second place-Bundesliga||4||—|
|real Madrid||Spain||Second Place-Alliance||26||13 (2018)|
|Seville||Spain||4th Place-La Liga||7||—|
|Sports CP||Portugal||1st Place-Portuguese League||9||—|
|Villarreal||Spain||UEFA Champions League||4||—|
|Zenit Saint Petersburg||Russia||First place-Russian Premier League||9||—|
|RB Salzburg/Bronderby||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined|
|AS Monaco / Shakhtar Donetsk||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined|
|Sheriff Tiraspol/Dinamo Zagreb||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined|
|Benfica/Eindhoven||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined|
|Malmö/ Ludogorets||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined|
|Young boy / Ferenc Varos||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined||To be determined|
UEFA Champions League clubs by country
|Number of teams||nation||Qualified team|
|5||Spain||Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Villarreal|
|4||UK||Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea|
|4||Germany||Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Dortmund, Wolfsburg|
|4||Italy||Inter Milan, Atlanta, AC Milan, Juventus|
|2||France||Lille, Paris Saint-Germain|
|2||Portugal||Sports CP, Porto|
|1||Russia||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
How to watch the UEFA Champions League
The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League will be broadcast in the United States by CBS (English) and Univision (Spanish).
- date: 29 competition days from September 2021 to May 2022
- TV channel: CBS, CBS Sports Network-CBSSN (only for some competitions)
- Spanish TV: Univision, TUDN, UniMas, Galavision
- Streaming Media (English): Paramount+
- Streaming (Spanish): PrendeTV, TUDN.tv (authenticated users)
Canada: The UEFA Champions League will be in Stream on DAZN only in Canada. New customers can sign up for a 30-day free trial.