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2019–20 UEFA Champions League
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The Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul will host the final
Tournament details
Dates Qualifying:
June – August 2019
Competition proper:
18 September 2019 – 30 May 2020
Teams Competition proper: 32
Total: 79, 80 or 81 (from 54 associations)

The 2019–20 UEFA Champions League will be the 65th season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 28th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League.

The final will be played at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey. The winners of the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League will earn the right to play against the winners of the 2019–20 UEFA Europa League in the 2020 UEFA Super Cup. They will also automatically qualify for the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League group stage, and if they have already qualified through their league performance, the berth reserved will be given to the champions of the 11th-ranked association according to next season's access list.

Teams

Group stage
(TH) England (2nd) Germany (1st) Russia (2nd)
(EL) England (3rd) Germany (2nd) Portugal (1st)
Spain (1st) England (4th) Germany (3rd) Ukraine (1st)
Spain (2nd) Italy (1st) Germany (4th) Belgium (1st)
Spain (3rd) Italy (2nd) France (1st) Turkey (1st)
Spain (4th) Italy (3rd) France (2nd)
England (1st) Italy (4th) Russia (1st)
Play-off round
Champions Path League Path
Austria (1st)
Switzerland (1st)
Third qualifying round
Champions Path League Path
Czech Republic (1st) France (3rd) Portugal (2nd) Belgium (2nd)
Netherlands (1st) Russia (3rd) Ukraine (2nd)
Second qualifying round
Champions Path League Path
Greece (1st) Turkey (2nd) Switzerland (2nd) Netherlands (2nd)
Croatia (1st) Austria (2nd) Czech Republic (2nd) Greece (2nd)
Denmark (1st)
First qualifying round
Israel (1st) Belarus (1st) Republic of Macedonia (1st) Armenia (1st)
Republic of Cyprus (1st) Kazakhstan (1st) Finland (1st) Malta (1st)
Romania (1st) Norway (1st) Republic of Ireland (1st) Luxembourg (1st)
Poland (1st) Slovenia (1st) Bosnia and Herzegovina (1st) Northern Ireland (1st)
Sweden (1st) Slovakia (1st) Latvia (1st) Wales (1st)
Azerbaijan (1st) Moldova (1st) Estonia (1st) Faroe Islands (1st)
Bulgaria (1st) Albania (1st) Lithuania (1st)
Serbia (1st) Iceland (1st) Montenegro (1st)
Scotland (1st) Hungary (1st) Georgia (country) (1st)
Preliminary round
Gibraltar (1st) Andorra (1st) San Marino (1st) Kosovo (1st)
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