Champions League 2015/2016 – groups and fixtures

Here you find match dates and groups for the 2015/2016 Champions League.

Groups with comments:

Group A

Paris SG
Real Madrid
Sjachtar Donetsk
Malmö FF

Comment: The only Swedish team in the tournament, Malmö FF will face Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Paris SG, and Cristiano Ronaldo in Real Madrid. PSG and Real will advance to the round of 16.

Group B

PSV Eindhoven
Manchester United
CSKA Moskva
Wolfsburg

Comment: Maybe it is time for Manchester United in Champions League this year, despite some tough seasons. Will they get accompanied by Russia to the play offs?

Group C

Benfica
Atlético Madrid
Galatasaray
FC Astana

Comment: Spanish team Atlético Madrid will win this group. Perhaps Turkish club Galatasaray will join them in the round of 16?

Group D

Juventus
Manchester City
Sevilla
Borussia Mönchengladbach

Comment: Italian Champions and last year’s finalists Juventus will advance from this group, together with Manchester City.

Group E

Barcelona
Bayer Leverkusen
Roma
Bate Borisov

Comment: Last years champions, FC Barcelona, will win this group. Roma placed second in the Italian league last year and might pull through to the round of 16.

Group F

Bayern München
Arsenal
Olympiakos
Dinamo Zagreb

Comment: German Bundesliga champions Bayern München will go through from this group, together with last years FA-cup winners Arsenal.

Group G

Chelsea
Porto
Dynamo Kiev
Maccabi Tel Aviv

Comment: Premier League champions, Chelsea will probably win this group. Porto accompany them in the round of 16.

Group H

Zenit
Valencia
Lyon
Gent

Comment: A tad boring group. Valencia and Lyon?

Match dates, group phase

The preliminary matches are played the following dates:

15 – 16th September
29 – 30th September
20 – 21st October
3 – 4th November
24 – 25th November
8 – 9th December

Round of 16

The round of 16 is drawn December 14 and are played the following dates:

16 – 17th February
23 – 24th February
8 – 9th March
15 – 16th March

Quarterfinals

The quarterfinals are drawn March 18 and are played the following dates:

5 – 6th April
12 – 13th April

Semifinals

The semifinals are drawn April 15 and are played the following dates:

3-4th May

The Champions League Final

The final will be played at San Siro in Milano, May 28. Last year, Barcelona FC won the tournament after winning against Juventus in the final.

For more info, please visit UEFA’s official site for the Champions League.

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