UEFA has announced the matchday calendar for 2016-17 champions league season. The group stage will begin in the midweek of 13-14 September 2016 but the qualifying rounds will be started as early as 28-29 June 2016. First knockout round (Round of 16) will begin on 14-15 February 2017 while the final will be played on 3 June 2016. Below is the entire Champions League schedule for upcoming season starting with the first qualifying round to the final.
Champions League Schedule: there will be three qualifying rounds and the playoff round before the group stage draw takes place in late august 2016. The champions league proper, group stage begins in mid september 2016 and will end on 06-07 December 2016. First knockout round draw will take place on Monday, 09 December 2016 and the matches will be played on mid february and mid march.
The final is of course taking place on Saturday, 03 June 2017 at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Below is the entire Champions League calendar.
|1st Qualifying Round (Leg 1)||28-29 June 2016|
|1st Qualifying Round (Leg 2)||05-06 July 2016|
|2nd Qualifying Round (Leg 1)||12-13 July 2016|
|2nd Qualifying Round (Leg 2)||19-20 July 2016|
|3rd Qualifying Round (Leg 1)||26-27 July 2016|
|3rd Qualifying Round (Leg 2)||02-03 August 2016|
|Playoffs (leg 1)||16-17 August 2016|
|Playoffs (leg 2)||23-24 August 2016|
|GROUP STAGE DRAW||Friday, 26 August 2016|
|Matchday 1 (Group Stage)||13–14 September 2016|
|Matchday 2 (Group Stage)||27–28 September 2016|
|Matchday 3 (Group Stage)||18-19 October 2016|
|Matchday 4 (Group Stage)||01-02 November 2016|
|Matchday 5 (Group Stage)||22–23 November 2016|
|Matchday 6 (Group Stage)||06–07 December 2016|
|First Knockout Stage Draw||Monday, 12 December 2016|
|1st Legs (Round of 16)||14–15 & 21–22 February 2017|
|2nd Legs (Round of 16)||07–08 & 14–15 March 2017|
|Quarter-Finals Draw||Friday, 17 March 2017|
|1st Legs (Quarter-Finals)||11–12 April 2017|
|2nd Legs (Quarter-Finals)||18–19 April 2017|
|Semi-Finals Draw||21 April 2017|
|1st Legs (Semi-Finals)||02-03 May 2017|
|2nd Legs (Semi-Finals)||09-10 May 2017|
|Champions League 2016-17 Final||Saturday, 03 June 2017|
Champions League 2016-17 Teams: Once the 2015-16 league season are over around Europe we will have our confirmed 22 teams who will go straight into the group stages while 10 more teams will join them after the three qualifying rounds and the playoff has been played in mid august. The seedings will be announced before the 2016-17 group stage draw takes place on Friday, 26th August 2016.
Champions League 2016-17 – Tickets:General public sale for tickets of Champions League 2016-17 final at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will start from 03 March to 23 March. While the earlier games including group stages and other knockout ties tickets can bought from the respected club’s official websites or ticket exchange sites like Viagogo.co.uk and ticketmaster.com.
UEFA only control tickets for the final match which is ofcourse played at neutral stadiums and to get Champions League final tickets you have to act during the general public sale which goes live after the round of 16 matches. We will have more updates about ticketing process right here.
Champions League 2016-17 Milan Final Ticket Prices:
This is how each category is priced for the final match and buying tickets through UEFA’s official ticket portal is the best way to get your hands on face valued tickets.
- Category 1: €410
- Category 2: €300
- Category 3: €175
- Category 4: €80