#UCL matchday one: all you need to know

The UEFA Champions League group stage kicks off with Manchester United and Chelsea back, and Ronaldo looking to lead Real Madrid to a third successive title.

Cristiano Ronaldo holds the record for the most goals scored in a single group stage
Cristiano Ronaldo holds the record for the most goals scored in a single group stage ©Getty Images

UEFA.com will have reporters at every UEFA Champions League game this season, providing regular updates on social media and in our MatchCentres. There will be live text and photo coverage of every fixture, with reaction to follow and highlights from 00:00CET on every matchnight.

Matchday one: 12–13 September

Neymar left Barcelona for Paris in the summer
Neymar left Barcelona for Paris in the summer©AFP/Getty Images

Tuesday games (kick-off 19:45CET, click fixture for live coverage)
Group A: Manchester United v Basel, Benfica v CSKA Moskva
Group B: Bayern v Anderlecht, Celtic v Paris
Group C: Chelsea v Qarabağ, Roma v Atlético
Group D: Barcelona v Juventus, Olympiacos v Sporting CP

Wednesday games (kick-off 19:45CET, click fixture for full background)
Group E: Liverpool v Sevilla, Maribor v Spartak Moskva
Group F: Feyenoord v Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk v Napoli
Group G: Porto v Beşiktaş, Leipzig v Monaco
Group H: Real Madrid v APOEL, Tottenham v Dortmund

Matchday two: 26–27 September
Matchday three: 17–18 October
Matchday four: 31 October–1 November
Matchday five: 21–22 November
Matchday six:  5–6 December

Round of 16 draw: 11 December

Final: NSK Olimpiyski, Kyiv, 26 May 2018