UEFA Champions League Day 6, Wednesday Dec 9
BY CHRIS DINSDALE
December 9, 2020 – UEFA Champions League Matchday 6, Wednesday fixtures. The group stage Europe’s UEFA Champions League season concludes, with teams aiming to seal one of the remaining seven places in the Last 16. Key fixtures include both contests in Group B as Real Madrid host Monchengladbach — the Spanish giants aiming to avoid the prospect of early elimination — and Shakhtar Donetsk face Internazionale. Elsewhere, Atalanta travel to Ajax, and Atletico Madrid face FC Salzburg. The draw for the Last 16 in the Champions League takes place in Nyon, Switzerland, on December 14.
The 2020-21 UEFA Champions League is the 29th season of Europe’s primary club football tournament.
Nine teams, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Porto, Liverpool, Chelsea, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus and Barcelona, have already secured a place in the knock-out stages.
Bayern Munich are aiming for a seventh title to equal AC Milan as the joint-second most successful club in European Cup history, behind Spanish giants Real Madrid who have 13 titles.
The final will be played at Turkey’s Atatürk Olympic Stadium on May 29, 2021.
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.