UEFA Champions League groups: All 32 taking part golf equipment for 2021-22
A total of 32 teams will compete in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League, dreaming of winning the most prestigious trophy in professional club football.
English power Chelsea is the defending champion, and a multitude of contenders will try to knock the blues off this shelf. French side Paris St. Germain, Germany Bayern Munich and 2021 finalists Manchester city are considered a favorite by bookmakers.
The tournament begins with a group stage (eight groups of four teams each), and only the top two teams in each group advance to the round of 16, which begins in February 2022, the rest of the way to the single-game final, which will be played on May 28, 2022.
- Group stage: 14.-15. September 28-29 September 19-20 October, 2-3. November 23-24 November 7th-8th December
- Round of 16: 15.-16. February 8th-9th March / 22.-23. February 15-16 March
- Quarter finals: 5th-6th April 12-13 April
- Semifinals: 26.-27. April, 3-4. May
- Final: May 28, 2022 (St. Petersburg, Russia)
For the first time since 1965, there will be no away goal tiebreaker in the knockout rounds of UEFA competitions, including the Champions League, after it was abolished in June 2021 straight into overtime and possibly into penalty kicks.
MORE: Champions League group standings & results
Teams in the UEFA Champions League 2021-22
A total of 26 teams qualified directly for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. There were six additional spots determined by two-legged playoff series.
The group stage draw of the UEFA Champions League took place on Thursday, August 26th.
|team||country||How the team qualified||Appearances
|Ajax||Netherlands||1. – Eredivisie||17th||4 (1995)|
|Atalanta||Italy||3. – Series A||3||–|
|Atletico Madrid||Spain||1. – La Liga||12th||–|
|Barcelona||Spain||3rd league||26th||5 (2015)|
|Bayern Munich||Germany||1st – Bundesliga||25th||6 (2020)|
|Benfica||Portugal||Playoffs (3rd League Portugal)||16||2 (1962)|
|Besiktas||Turkey||1. – Super Lig||8th||–|
|Borussia Dortmund||Germany||3rd – Bundesliga||16||1 (1997)|
|Chelsea||England||4th – English Premier League||18th||2 (2021)|
|Club Bruges||Belgium||1. – Jupiler Pro League||9||–|
|Dynamo Kiev||Ukraine||1st – Ukraine Premier League||18th||–|
|Inter Milan||Italy||1. – Serie A||fifteen||3 (2010)|
|Juventus||Italy||4. – Series A||22nd||2 (1996)|
|Little||France||1. – League 1||7th||–|
|Liverpool||England||3rd – English Premier League||14th||6 (2019)|
|Malmö FF||Sweden||Playoffs (1st – Sweden Allsvenskan)||3||–|
|Manchester city||England||1. – English Premier League||11||–|
|Manchester United||England||2. – English Premier League||24||3 (2008)|
|AC Milan||Italy||2. – Series A||18th||7 (2007)|
|Paris St. Germain||France||2. – League 1||14th||–|
|postage||Portugal||2nd – Portugal League||25th||2 (2004)|
|RB Leipzig||Germany||2nd – Bundesliga||4th||–|
|RB Salzburg||Austria||Playoffs (1st – Austrian Bundesliga)||4th||–|
|real Madrid||Spain||2. – The league||26th||13 (2018)|
|Seville||Spain||4th – league||7th||–|
|Shakhtar Donetsk||Ukraine||Playoffs (2nd – Ukraine Premier League)||16||–|
|Sheriff Tiraspol||Moldova||Playoffs (1st – Moldovan National Division)||1||–|
|Sporty CP||Portugal||1st – Portugal League||9||–|
|VfL Wolfsburg||Germany||4th – Bundesliga||3||–|
|Villarreal||Spain||Europa League champions||4th||–|
|Young boys||Switzerland||Playoffs (1st – Swiss Super League)||2||–|
|Zenit Saint Petersburg||Russia||1. – Russian Premier League||9||–|
UEFA Champions League clubs by country
|Number of teams||country||Qualified teams|
|5||Spain||Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Real Madrid, Seville, Villarreal|
|4th||England||Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea|
|4th||Germany||Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund, VfL Wolfsburg|
|4th||Italy||Inter Milan, Atalanta, AC Milan, Juventus|
|3||Portugal||Sporting CP, Porto, Benfica|
|2||France||LOSC Lille, Paris Saint-Germain|
|2||Ukraine||Dynamo Kiev, Shakhtar Donetsk|
|1||Russia||Zenit Saint Petersburg|
|1||Switzerland||BSC Young Boys|
This is how you see the UEFA Champions League
The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League will be hosted in the United States by CBS (English) and Univision (Spanish).
- Events: 29 match days from Sept. 2021 to May 2022
- TV channel: CBS, CBS Sports Network-CBSSN (select games only)
- Spanish speaking television: Univision, TUDN, UniMas, Galavision
- Streaming (English): Parent +
- Streaming (Spanish): fuboTV, TUDN.tv (authenticated users)
Canada: The UEFA Champions League is streamed exclusively on DAZN in Canada. New customers can sign up for a 30-day free trial.