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UEFA Champions League Day 1, Tuesday Sep 14

By Chris Dinsdale

September 14, 2021 - UEFA Champions League Matchday 1, Tuesday fixtures. Europe’s new UEFA Champions League season kicks off, with key fixtures including Manchester United, with the returning Cristiano Ronaldo, taking on Young Boys, Barcelona hosting a heavyweight clash with Bayern Munich, and Zenit travelling to Chelsea. The final will be played at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, on May 28, 2022.

Teams:

Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv
Group F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G: LOSC Lille, Sevilla, RB Salzburg, VfL Wolfsburg
Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit St. Petersburg, Mälmo

The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League is the 30th season of Europe’s primary club football tournament.

Chelsea are defending champions having defeated English Premier League rivals Manchester City in the 2021 final.

Real Madrid are the most successful club in European Cup history, with 13 titles, ahead of AC Milan (7), Bayern Munich (6) and Liverpool (6).

The UEFA Champions League is contested by the highest ranked teams of the strongest UEFA national associations. It is the top club competition in European football and one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world. The Champions League final is the most watched annual sporting event worldwide.

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PUBLISHED: 10/09/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Newscom
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