2016–17 UEFA Champions League

The 2016-17 UEFA Champions League is the 62st season of Europe's premier club football tournament organised by UEFA. It is the 25th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs' Cup to the UEFA Champions League.

2016–17 UEFA Champions League
Millennium Stadium Reflected.jpg
The Millennium Stadium in Cardiff will host the final.
Tournament details
Dates28 June – 24 August 2016 (qualifying)
13 September 2016 – 3 June 2017 (competition proper)
Teams32 (group stage)
78 (total) (from 53 associations)

The 2017 UEFA Champions League Final was played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Real Madrid are the defending champions.

QualifyingEdit

First roundEdit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Flora   2–3   Lincoln Red Imps 2–1 0–2
The New Saints   5–1   Tre Penne 2–1 0–2
Valletta   2–2(a)   B36 Tórshavn 1–0 1–2
Santa Coloma   0–3   Alashkert 0–0 0–3

Second roundEdit

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Qarabağ   3–1   F91 Dudelange 2–0 1–1
Hapoel Be'er Sheva   3–2   Sheriff Tiraspol 3–2 0–0
Olimpija Ljubljana   6–6(a)   Trenčín 3–4 3–2
Red Bull Salzburg   3–0   Liepāja 1–0 2–0
Vardar   3–5   Dinamo Zagreb 1–2 2–3
The New Saints   0–3   APOEL 0–0 0–3
Zrinjski Mostar   1–3   Legia Warsaw 1–1 0–2
Ludogorets Razgrad   5–0   Mladost Podgorica 2–0 3–0
Dinamo Tbilisi   3–1   Alashkert 2–0 1–1
Žalgiris   1–2   Astana 0–0 1–2
Partizani Tirana   2–2(3–1p)   Ferencvárosi 1–1 1–1(aet)
BATE Borisov   4–2   SJK Seinäjoki 2–0 2–2
Valletta   2–4   Red Star Belgrade 1–2 1–2
Rosenborg   5–4   IFK Norrköping 3–1 2–3
Dundalk   3–3(a)   FH 1–1 2–2
Lincoln Red Imps   1–3   Celtic 1–0 0–3
Crusaders   0–9   Copenhagen 0–3 0–6

Third roundEdit

The losing teams in both the champions and league route go on to the 2016–17 UEFA Europa League play-off round.

Champions route:

The champions route is only for teams that won their country's league.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Rosenborg   2–4   APOEL 2–1 0–3
Dinamo Zagreb   3–0   Dinamo Tbilisi 2–0 1–0
Olympiacos   0–1   Hapoel Be'er Sheva 0–0 0–1
Astana   2–3   Celtic 1–1 1–2
Trenčín   0–1   Legia Warsaw 0–1 0–0
Viktoria Plzeň   1–1(a)   Qarabağ 0–0 1–1
Astra Giurgiu   1–4   Copenhagen 1–1 0–3
BATE Borisov   1–3   Dundalk 1–0 0–3
Ludogorets Razgrad   6–4   Red Star Belgrade 2–2 4–2(aet)
Partizani Tirana   0–3   Red Bull Salzburg 0–1 0–2

League route:

The league route is only for teams who did not win their country's league.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Ajax   3–2   PAOK 1–1 2–1
Sparta Prague   1–3   Steaua Bucuresti 1–1 0–2
Shakhtar Donetsk   2–2 (2–4p)   Young Boys 2–0 0–2(aet)
Rostov   4–2   Anderlecht 2–2 2–0
Fenerbahçe   3–4   Monaco 2–1 1–3

Play-off roundEdit

The draw for the play-off round was held on 5 August 2016.[1] The first legs will be played on 16 and 17 August, and the second legs will be played on 23 and 24 August 2016.

Champions route

The champions route is only for teams that won their country's league.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Ludogorets Razgrad   4–2   Viktoria Plzeň 2–0 2–2
Celtic   5–4   Hapoel Be'er Sheva 5–2 0–2
Copenhagen   2–1   APOEL 1–0 1–1
Dundalk   1–3   Legia Warsaw 0–2 1–1
Dinamo Zagreb   3–2   Red Bull Salzburg 1–1 2–1(aet)

League route

The league route is only for teams who did not win their country's league.

Team #1   Agg.   Team #2   1st leg     2nd leg  
Steaua Bucuresti   0–6   Manchester City 0–5 0–1
Porto   4–1   Roma 1–1 3–0
Ajax   v.   Rostov 1–1 1–4
Young Boys   2–9   Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–3 1–6
Villarreal   1–3   Monaco 1–2 0–1

Group stageEdit

The draw for the group stage will be held on 25 August 2016, at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco.[2]

These teams already qualified for the group stage (the clubs are listed by their UEFA ranking):

These teams qualified from the play-off round:

Knockout stageEdit

The best two teams from each of the groups in the group stage will move on to the knockout stages. The draw for the round of 16 will be held on 12 December 2016.[3]

StatisticsEdit

GoalscorersEdit

6 goalsEdit

4 goalsEdit

3 goalsEdit

2 goalsEdit

1 goalEdit

Own goalsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "UEFA Champions League play-off draw". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 10 June 2016.
  2. "UEFA Champions League group stage draw". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 13 June 2016.
  3. "UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. Retrieved 26 June 2016.

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