Tuesday, July 14, 2015

UEFA Champions League 2015 /2016 Schedule & Draw Dates




Complete Schedule & Draw Calendar - Champions League 2015-2016


UEFA Champions League will be bringing a year long premier football club tournament of European clubs. Its the 61st edition since its inception as European Champions Club Cup and the 24th season since it has been rechristened to UEFA Champions League. UEFA Champions League 2015/ 2016 schedule and draw dates had been declared on 22nd of June at the UEFA headquarters Nyon, Switzerland. The draws for the Third qualifying round, Play off round, group state, knockout phase, all will be held at Nyon, Switzerland. As of writing this, third play off round is being conducted and we expect more teams to qualify. In case, if you are interested in catching all the action live, you can check UEFA champions league 2015/ 2016 live streaming links where we have facilitated free live online channels and streaming links.

Total of 78 clubs from the 53 member associations will be participating the 2015-2016 UEFA Champions League. The 54th club is Liechtenstein which do not organize domestic league. Out of the 78 teams, 22 clubs will be getting qualified for the UEFA champions league automatically by winning their domestic tournaments. Rest of the 56 clubs will be battling their way out to enter into the group stage by getting through the qualifying rounds. The previous season's winner and runner-up FC Barcelona and Juventus are among the 22 teams already qualified for 2015-16's champions league.


uefa champions league 2015 2016 schedule

UEFA Champions League Match Schedule for 2015- 2016

The European Club's premiere tournament's final at Milano in May 2016 will be a long road through which the elite clubs across the Europe will be seen in their highest forms. With memories of previous edition's final match of Juventus vs Barcelona still fresh, the new beginning of champions league will be providing perennial entertainment to the football fans worldwide.


Phase
Round
First leg
Second leg
Qualifying
First qualifying round
30 June–1 July 2015
7–8 July 2015
Second qualifying round
14–15 July 2015
21–22 July 2015
Third qualifying round
28–29 July 2015
4–5 August 2015
Play-off
Play-off round
18–19 August 2015
25–26 August 2015
Group stage
Matchday 1
15–16 September 2015
Matchday 2
29–30 September 2015
Matchday 3
20–21 October 2015
Matchday 4
3–4 November 2015
Matchday 5
24–25 November 2015
Matchday 6
8–9 December 2015
Knockout phase
Round of 16
16–17 & 23–24 February 2016
8–9 & 15–16 March 2016
Quarter-finals
5–6 April 2016
12–13 April 2016
Semi-finals
26–27 April 2016
3–4 May 2016
Final

                28th May 2016

UEFA Champions League 2015-2016 Draw Schedule


Meanwhile, the biggest rugby world cup will happen in the month of September. Except the draw for the group stage, all other draws will be held at the Nyon, Switzerland at the scheduled dates. Before the draw is made, the teams are also categorized into seeded and unseeded teams who will have to be drawn together. Seeded teams will be from the clubs of the prominent European nations. While unseeded teams will be from the lesser known nations of Europe.

The champions of the top seven leagues of Europe are seeded in Pot 1 along with the current champions league winner FC Barcelona.


UEFA Champions League 2015-16 - Draw Schedule

Date
Location

Draw details
22/06/15
Nyon
First and second qualifying round
17/07/15
Nyon
Third qualifying round
07/08/15
Nyon
Play-off round
27/08/15
Monaco
Group stage
14/12/15
Nyon
Round of 16
18/03/16
Nyon
Quarter-finals
15/04/16
Nyon
Semi-finals and final


The UEFA champions league's latest season will also be bringing some changes in its earlier format. As per the new rule, the winners of the previous UEFA Europa League will be automatically entering the UEFA champions league at least till the play off round. Sevilla FC club is the previous winner of UEFA Europa League and hence will be participating the UEFA champions league in spite of not winning their domestic tournament.

Moreover, the limit of four teams per association has been increased to five. This rule will be bringing even the fourth-placed team of the association to the champions league of UEFA. With some fresh formatting, the UEFA Champions League 2015-2016 schedule runs from 30th June 2015 till 28th May 2016.  You can download the schedule from our website or you can subscribe to us for all the latest live score and information. We will be posting all now and then on UEFA champions league 2016 throughout its expedition towards road to Milan.

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