Road to Cardiff: the 2016/17 season calendar

Real Madrid have only just finished their trophy parade but there is less than a month until the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League begins, with the final at Cardiff's National Stadium of Wales.

Millennium Stadium
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2016/17 UEFA Champions League calendar (draw dates subject to change)
StageDates
First & second qualifying round draw, Nyon20/06/16
First qualifying round, first leg28–29/06/16
First qualifying round, second leg05–06/07/16
Second qualifying round, first leg12–13/07/16
Second qualifying round, second leg19–20/07/16
Third qualifying round draw, Nyon15/07/16
Third qualifying round, first leg26–27/07/16
Third qualifying round, second leg02–03/08/16
Play-off round draw, Nyon05/08/16
Play-off round, first leg16–17/08/16
Play-off round, second leg23–24/08/16
Group stage draw, Monaco25/08/16
Group stage, matchday one13–14/09/16
Group stage, matchday two27–28/09/16
Group stage, matchday three18–19/10/16
Group stage, matchday four01–02/11/16
Group stage, matchday five22–23/11/16
Group stage, matchday six06–07/12/16
Round of 16 draw, Nyon12/12/16
Round of 16, first leg14–15/02/17 and 21–22/02/17
Round of 16, second leg07–08/03/17 and 14–15/03/17
Quarter-final draw, Nyon17/03/17
Quarter-finals, first leg11–12/04/17
Quarter-finals, second leg18–19/04/17
Semi-final draw, Nyon21/04/17
Semi-finals, first leg02–03/05/17
Semi-finals, second leg09–10/05/17
Final (National Stadium of Wales, Cardiff)03/06/17