After a 5-month long postponement due to the coronavirus pandemic, the UEFA Champions League finally resumes this coming August 7 to be kicked off by Manchester City up against La Liga champions Real Madrid, and Lyon against Serie A champions Juventus.
Next in line scheduled on August 8, we’ll be having a battle between Barcelona and Napoli at Camp Nou, while EPL club Chelsea would need to close the gap being down by a 3-0 deficit against Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich.
Once the four round-of-16 matchups are decided, the venue shifts to Lisbon, Portugal, for the quarterfinals round.
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It will be a quick event towards the finish line as it is expected to wrap up on August 23, marking the first time the finals will take place on a Sunday. Take a look at the schedule and how things are planned to be played out.
Round of 16 (continued)
- Friday, Aug. 7
Manchester City vs. Real Madrid (Man City leads 2-1 through leg 1)
Juventus vs. Lyon (Lyon leads 1-0 through leg 1)
- Saturday, Aug. 8
Barcelona vs. Napoli (tied 1-1 through leg 1)
Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea (Bayern leads 3-0 through leg 1)
- Wednesday, Aug. 12
Atalanta vs. Paris Saint-Germain, Estádio do Sport, Lisbon
- Thursday, Aug. 13
RB Leipzig vs. Atletico Madrid, Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon
- Friday, Aug. 14
Napoli/Barcelona vs. Chelsea/Bayern Munich, Estádio do Sport, Lisbon
- Saturday. Aug. 15
Real Madrid/Manchester City vs. Lyon/Juventus, Estádio José Alvalade, Lisbon