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UEFA Champions League to resume on August 7th

UEFA announced a restart for Champions League. We break down the news and remaining schedule.

Marc OVERMARS of Ajax celebrate the victory with the trophy during the Champions League Final match between Ajax Amsterdam and Milan AC at Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria on 24th May 1995. Photo by Alain Gadoffre / Onze / Icon Sport

The 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League tournament will restart on August 7th. The organizing body announced on Wednesday the quarterfinals, semifinals, and finals will be played in Lisbon, Portugal, and will operate as a straight knockout tournament. UEFA is still deciding whether the four remaining round of 16 second legs will take place at the home team’s stadium or in Portugal.

The remaining matches will be split between Benfica’s Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica and Sporting CP’s Estádio José Alvalade. If UEFA decides to move the Round of 16 second legs to Portugal, the Estádio do Dragão in Porto and the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques in Guimarães would host those matches.

The remaining schedule is as follows:

August 7-8: Round of 16 second legs (venues to be confirmed)
August 12-15: Quarterfinals (Lisbon)
August 18-19: Semifinals (Lisbon)
August 23: Final (Lisbon)

Atalanta, RB Leipzig, Atletico Madrid, and Paris Saint-Germain had all completed their Round of 16 matchups and advanced to the quarterfinals. The remaining Round of 16 matches to be completed include:

Juventus vs Lyon (0-1)
Manchester City vs Real Madrid (2-1)
Bayern Munich vs Chelsea (3-0)
Barcelona vs Napoli (1-1)