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Champions League 8e finale, 1e wedstrijd, 26 feb

By Chris Dinsdale

February 26, 2020 - Champions League Round of 16 first leg matches, including match-ups between Olympique Lyon and Juventus at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais, and Real Madrid against Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabéu. The second leg for these matches takes place on March 17.

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. The final of the 2012-13 tournament had the highest TV ratings to date, drawing 360 million television viewers. It was played at Wembley Stadium in London, England, where Bayern Munich beat Borussia Dortmund in the first all-German Champions League final.

The final will be played at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 30, 2020.

PUBLISHED: 22/02/2020; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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