2019-2020 Champions League season to kick off


Europe’s most prestigious football tournament, the UEFA Champions League campaign, will start on Tuesday with the first games of the group stages.

A total of 32 clubs will compete to lift the Champions League Cup at the end of the 2019-2020 season.

The first games of the group stages will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Istanbul powerhouse Galatasaray will represent Turkey this season in the competition.

In their first game of the tournament, Galatasaray will face Club Brugge in an away match on Wednesday at Brussels’ Jan Breydel Stadium.

First week fixtures of the Champions League as follows:

Sept. 17

Inter – Slavia Prag (1655GMT)

Olympique Lyon – Zenit (1655GMT)

Napoli – Liverpool (1900GMT)

Salzburg – Genk (1900GMT)

Borussia Dortmund – Barcelona (1900GMT)

Benfica – RB Leipzig (1900GMT)

Chelsea – Valencia (1900GMT)

Ajax – Lille (1900GMT)

Sept. 18:

Club Brugge – Galatasaray (1655GMT)

Olympiakos – Tottenham (1655GMT)

Paris Saint-Germain – Real Madrid (1900GMT)

Bayern Munich – Red Star (1900GMT)

Dinamo Zagreb – Atalanta (1900GMT)

Shakhtar Donetsk – Manchester City (1900GMT)

Bayer Leverkusen – Lokomotiv Moscow (1900GMT)

Atletico Madrid – Juventus (1900GMT)
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