Group stage

Group A

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1FC Bayern München FC Bayern München6300111411116513
2SSC Napoli SSC Napoli6210111321106411
3Manchester City FC Manchester City FC621010231296310
4Villarreal CF Villarreal CF6003003006214-120

Group B

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1FC Internazionale Milano FC Internazionale Milano610221031287110
2PFC CSKA Moskva PFC CSKA Moskva61021202229818
3Trabzonspor AŞ Trabzonspor AŞ603011114135-27
4LOSC Lille LOSC Lille60211111326606

Group C

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1SL Benfica SL Benfica612021033084412
2FC Basel 1893 FC Basel 189362011203211110111
3Manchester United FC Manchester United FC612011123111839
4FC Oţelul Galaţi FC Oţelul Galaţi6003003006311-80

Group D

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1Real Madrid CF Real Madrid CF63003006001921718
2Olympique Lyonnais Olympique Lyonnais61111112229728
3AFC Ajax AFC Ajax61111112226608
4GNK Dinamo Zagreb GNK Dinamo Zagreb6003003006322-190

Group E

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1Chelsea FC Chelsea FC6300021321134911
2Bayer 04 Leverkusen Bayer 04 Leverkusen630001231288010
3Valencia CF Valencia CF621001222212758
4KRC Genk KRC Genk6030003033216-143

Group F

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1Arsenal FC Arsenal FC621011132176111
2Olympique de Marseille Olympique de Marseille610221031274310
3Olympiacos FC Olympiacos FC62011023038629
4Borussia Dortmund Borussia Dortmund6111003114612-64

Group G

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1APOEL FC APOEL FC62010302316609
2FC Zenit St Petersburg FC Zenit St Petersburg62100212317529
3FC Porto FC Porto61201022227708
4FC Shakhtar Donetsk FC Shakhtar Donetsk602110212368-25

Group H

HomeAwayTotal
ClubsPWDLWDLWDLFA+/-Pts
1FC Barcelona FC Barcelona62103005102041616
2AC Milan AC Milan620103023111839
3FC Viktoria Plzeň FC Viktoria Plzeň6021102123411-75
4FC BATE Borisov FC BATE Borisov6012012024214-122
Last updated: 03/05/2013 05:45 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
W: Won   
D: Draw   
L: Lost   
F: For   
A: Against   
+/-: Goal difference   
Pts: Points   
 

Calendar

Qualifying

Play-offs

Group stage

Knockout phase

Final

Road to the final

The UEFA Champions League comprises three qualifying rounds, a play-off round, a group stage and four knockout rounds.

Qualifying
In matches in the three qualifying rounds and the play-off stage, clubs play two matches against each other on a home-and-away basis. The club which scores the greater aggregate of goals qualifies for the next round, with away goals and then penalties used to determine the winner in the event of a draw.

Group stage
The ten winners in the play-off round ties – five from the best-placed path and five from the champions path – join 22 automatic entrants in the 32-team group stage. The clubs are split into eight groups of four teams, who play home and away against each of their pool opponents between September and December to decide which two teams from each section advance to the first knockout round. The third-place finishers in each group enter the UEFA Europa League round of 32.

Knockout phase
From the last 16 until the semi-finals, clubs play two matches against each other on a home-and-away basis with the same rules as the qualifying and play-off rounds applied. In the last 16, group winners play runners-up other than teams from their own pool or nation, while from the quarter-finals on the draw is free.

Final
The final is decided by a single match, which this season will be played at Fußball Arena München on Saturday 19 May 2012.

Further details, including the criteria for separating teams that finish level on points in a group, can be found in the official competition regulations.

 
 
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