UEFA Champions League Day 1, Wednesday Sep 7
September 7, 2022 - UEFA Champions League Matchday 1, Wednesday fixtures. Europe’s new UEFA Champions League season kicks off, with key fixtures including Bayern Munich, with Sadio Mane, taking on Internationale, 2022 finalists Liverpool travelling to Napoli, and Atletico Madrid hosting Porto. The final will be played 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.