St. Petersburg Stadium will host the 2021/22 decision; group stage starts on September 14th
A Uefa announced this Friday, 16, the places where the finals of the Champions League for the next few seasons. For the big decision of 2021/22 the chosen place was the St. Petersburg Stadium, in Russia. The stadium has a capacity for 69,000 people and served as the venue during the 2018 World Cup and recently to the Eurocup. The following year, the stage will be the Ataturk Olympic Stadium, in Istanbul, Turkey. The final of last season would be there, but with the pandemic Uefa transferred the game between Chelsea and Manchester City to Porto, in Portugal. In 2023/24 the stadium stage of the Euro Cup final, Wembley, will receive the two teams that will dispute the ear.
Finally, in 2024/25 it will be the turn of the Allianz Arena, in Munich, Germany. The 2021/22 Champions League season has already started. Since the 6th of July, some teams compete in the first preliminary round of the tournament. The second phase will be played from the 20th to the 28th of July. The third phase from 3rd to 10th of August and the play-offs from 17th to 25th of August. The draw for the group stage will take place on the 26th of August and the group stage play starts on the 14th of September. The final will be on May 28, 2022.