The group stage draw for the 2022/23 UEFA Champions League teams is on August 25 with all six rounds of group matches taking place prior to the break for the FIFA World Cup in November.
31 teams, aside from reigning title holders Real Madrid, will have aspirations of unseating the Champions as the best team in Europe.
Here is everything you need to know for the 2022/23 Champions League.
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Champions League teams group stage 2022/23
The 32-team group stage for the 2022/23 Champions League tournament is only missing six more teams that will earn their place in the playoff round of qualifying.
The group stage draw with eight groups of four teams will be held on August 25th, 2022.
Champions League teams
|Club||Nation||How they qualified|
|RB Salzburg||Austria||1st in the Austrian Bundesliga|
|Club Brugge||Belgium||1st in the Jupiler Pro League|
|Manchester City||England||1st in the English Premier League|
|Liverpool||England||2nd in the English Premier League|
|Chelsea||England||3rd in the English Premier League|
|Tottenham Hotspur||England||4th in the English Premier League|
|Paris Saint-Germain||France||1st in Ligue 1|
|Olympique Marseille||France||2nd in Ligue 1|
|Bayern Munich||Germany||1st in Bundesliga|
|Borussia Dortmund||Germany||2nd in Bundesliga|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Germany||3rd in Bundesliga|
|RB Leipzig||Germany||4th in Bundesliga|
|Eintracht Frankfurt||Germany||Europa League winners|
|AC Milan||Italy||1st in Serie A|
|Inter Milan||Italy||2nd in Serie A|
|Napoli||Italy||3rd in Serie A|
|Juventus||Italy||4th in Serie A|
|Ajax||Netherlands||1st in Eredivisie|
|Porto||Portugal||1st in Liga Portugal|
|Sporting CP||Portugal||2nd in Liga Portugal|
|Celtic||Scotland||1st in the Scottish Premiership|
|Real Madrid||Spain||1st in La Liga|
|Barcelona||Spain||2nd in La Liga|
|Atletico Madrid||Spain||3rd in La Liga|
|Sevilla||Spain||4th in La Liga|
|Shakhtar Donetsk||Ukraine||1st in Ukraine Premier League|
|Maccabi Haifa vs.|
|FC Copenhagen vs.|
|Bodo Glimt vs.|
|Dynamo Kyiv vs.|
When Champions League group stage will start
The first matchday will take place on September 6-7 as all six rounds of games take place before the break for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Champions League group stage typically includes a December round of matches, but that was moved up due to the World Cup schedule.
Champions League 2022/23 dates
Group Stage (32 teams):
- Matchday 1: Sept. 6-7
- Matchday 2: Sept. 13-14
- Matchday 3: Oct. 4-5
- Matchday 4: Oct. 11-12
- Matchday 5: Oct. 25-26
- Matchday 6: Nov. 1-2
Knockout Stage (played in 2023):
Rd. of 16: Feb. 14/15 & 21/22 (Leg 1) & Mar. 7/8 & 14/15 (Leg 2)
Quarterfinals: April 11-12 (Leg 1) & April 18-19 (Leg 2)
Semifinals: May 9-10 (Leg 1), & May 16-17 (Leg 2)
Final: June 10
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Champions League final 2023 Venue
The 2023 UEFA Champions League final will be played at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
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