UEFA Champions League 2022-23 team guide
September 6, 2022 - June 10, 2023 - Europe’s premier club competition opens with the group stage on September 6, featuring 32 teams bidding to be crowned European champions. The knockout stage begins on February 14, 2023 with the Round of 16, and culminates with the final at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey on June 10, 2023.
The 2022-23 UEFA Champions League is the 31st season of Europe’s primary club football tournament.
Real Madrid are defending champions having defeated Liverpool in the 2022 final. Victory for the La Liga heavyweights extended their record as the most successful club in European Cup history, with 14 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.