UEFA Champions League Day 2, Wednesday Sep 29
September 29, 2021 - UEFA Champions League Matchday 2, Wednesday fixtures. Europe’s new UEFA Champions League season continues, with key fixtures including: Barcelona, with under pressure head coach Ronald Koeman, taking on Benfica, Juventus hosting a heavyweight clash with reigning champions Chelsea, and Manchester United facing Villarreal in a repeat of the 2021 Europa League final. The final will be played at the Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg, on May 28, 2022.
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.