The whole area of 16 groups that may advance to the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League knockout rounds has not but been finalized, however we have already got 11 golf equipment which have booked their spots.
European giants Liverpool, Ajax, Bayern Munich and Juventus had been the primary 4 groups to clinch on Matchday 4 of the group stage, whereas Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester Metropolis, Paris Saint-Germain, Sporting CP, Actual Madrid and Inter Milan joined them on Matchday 5.
Solely the highest two groups in every group advance, and there is incentive to win the group in terms of the Spherical of 16 draw on Monday, Dec. 13. The primary-place workforce from every group shall be seeded, and their Spherical of 16 opponent shall be drawn from a pot of the second-place finishers.
Champions League Spherical of 16 qualifiers
|Group||1st Place||2nd Place|
|Grp A||Manchester Metropolis||Paris Saint-Germain|
|Grp C||Ajax||Sporting CP|
|Grp D||Actual Madrid / Inter Milan||Actual Madrid / Inter Milan|
|Grp E||Bayern Munich||—|
|Grp F||Manchester United||—|
|Grp H||Chelsea / Juventus||Chelsea / Juventus|
When is the Champions League Spherical of 16 draw?
The Spherical of 16 draw shall be held on Dec. 13 at 6 a.m. ET from the UEFA headquarters in Switzerland. Will probably be streamed by UEFA.com.
The eight group winners shall be seeded for functions of the draw. They’ll make up one pot, whereas the opposite pot will include the runners-up from every group.
The 2 key particulars to recollect for this Spherical of 16 draw:
- Groups from the identical nation can’t be drawn in opposition to each other (see desk under);
- The group winners (i.e. seeded groups) will host the second leg of every Spherical of 16 sequence. That is perceived to be a bonus as a result of, if an extra-time session or penalty-kick shootout is required, it might occur on house soil.
Knockout spherical qualifiers by nation
|Nation||Whole Golf equipment||Golf equipment|
|England||4||Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester Metropolis|
|Italy||2||Inter Milan, Juventus|
The 2 legs of the Spherical of 16 shall be unfold over eight days between February and March. The second leg of every sequence will happen three weeks after the primary leg.
The eight groups left standing after the Spherical of 16 will take part in a quarterfinal draw on March 18, 2022, which can decide the remainder of the Champions League bracket by means of to the ultimate in Saint Petersburg on Could 28. There are not any seedings concerned in that draw, and in contrast to the Spherical of 16, groups from the identical nation could be drawn in opposition to each other.
Champions League Spherical of 16 schedule
Spherical of 16, 1st Legs
|Date||Match||Time (ET)||TV channels||Stream|
|Feb. 15||Spherical of 16 #1||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 15||Spherical of 16 #2||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 16||Spherical of 16 #3||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 16||Spherical of 16 #4||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 22||Spherical of 16 #5||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 22||Spherical of 16 #6||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 23||Spherical of 16 #7||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|Feb. 23||Spherical of 16 #8||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
Spherical of 16, 2nd Legs
|Date||Match||Time (ET)||TV channels||Stream|
|March 8||Spherical of 16 #1||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 8||Spherical of 16 #2||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 9||Spherical of 16 #3||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 9||Spherical of 16 #4||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 15||Spherical of 16 #5||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 15||Spherical of 16 #6||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 16||Spherical of 16 #7||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
|March 16||Spherical of 16 #8||3 p.m.||TBD||fuboTV, Paramount+|
Who will win the UEFA Champions League 2021-22?
Because the event progresses, the oddsmakers are continuously adjusting the long run costs for every workforce in terms of successful the Champions League. Listed here are the latests odds courtesy of U.S.-based DraftKings (asterisk denotes groups which have already certified for the Spherical of 16):
Champions League outright winner odds
|Crew||Nov. 24||Nov. 23|
UEFA Champions League 2021-2022: Event format
The 2021-2022 version of the UEFA Champions League includes a acquainted format — and one huge new twist.
As normal, the event began out with a gaggle stage (eight teams of 4 groups every), and solely the highest two finishers in every group advance to the Spherical of 16 that kicks off in February 2022. Two-leg, aggregate-goal knockout rounds are performed the remainder of the best way by means of to the only recreation remaining that shall be held in Russia on Could 28, 2022.
- Group Stage: Sept. 14-15, Sept. 28-29, Oct. 19-20, Nov. 2-3, Nov. 23-24, Dec. 7-8
- Spherical of 16: Feb. 15-16, March 8-9 / Feb. 22-23, March 15-16
- Quarterfinals: April 5-6, April 12-13
- Semifinals: April 26-27, Could 3-4
- Ultimate: Could 28, 2022 (St. Petersburg, Russia)
No away objectives tiebreaker in Champions League
Here is that twist: For the primary time since 1965, there shall be no away objectives tiebreaker used within the knockout rounds of UEFA competitions, together with the Champions League, after it was abolished in June 2021.
Sequence which are tied on combination objectives after the conclusion of the second leg will go straight to additional time and, if needed, a penalty-kick shootout.
How you can watch the UEFA Champions League
The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League is carried in the US by CBS (English) and Univision (Spanish) throughout a lot of TV and streaming platforms.
- Dates: 29 matchdays from Sept. 2021-Could 2022
- TV Channels: CBS, CBS Sports activities Community-CBSSN (choose matches solely)
- Spanish-language TV: Univision, TUDN, UniMas, Galavision, TUDNxtra (TUDNxtra accessible by means of choose cable, satellite tv for pc & streaming suppliers)
- Streaming (English): Paramount+
- Streaming (Spanish): fuboTV, PrendeTV, TUDN.television, TUDN app (authenticated customers)
CBS Sports activities has stay pregame, halftime and postgame studio reveals, which air on CBS Sports activities Community and stream on Paramount+. Additionally again this yr is the RedZone-like whip-around present known as “The Golazo Present,” additionally on CBS Sports activities Community and Paramount+, with all of the objectives and greatest probabilities from the concurrent group stage matches.
Univision mirrors that protection with its personal pregame and postgame reveals. Its whip-around present is named “Zona Fútbol.”
Practically each Champions League match is obtainable to be streamed on fuboTV, which provides a free seven-day trial to new subscribers. The streaming platform carries all of the Univision household of channels: Univision, TUDN, UniMas, Galavision and TUDNxtra.
Univision will stream choose matches on its ad-supported platform PrendeTV, which is obtainable freed from cost throughout cell and related TV units, Amazon Fireplace TV, Apple (iOS and tvOS), Google (Android telephones and TV units), Roku, and through the net on Prende.television.