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2016 final: Milan

Milan's Stadio Giuseppe Meazza will host the 2016 UEFA Champions League final, the fourth time the European Cup will be decided at San Siro.

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2016 final: Milan

Milan's Stadio Giuseppe Meazza will host the 2016 UEFA Champions League final, the fourth time the European Cup will be decided at San Siro.

Milan's Stadio Giuseppe Meazza – otherwise known as San Siro – will host the 2016 UEFA Champions League final.

It will be the fourth time the European Cup has been decided at the stadium after 1965, 1970 and 2001. The arena, first opened in 1926, is home to both AC Milan and FC Internazionale Milano, and has a capacity of nearly 80,000 for UEFA competitions.

2015/16 UEFA Champions League access list

Stadium facts
UEFA capacity: 79,394
Tenants: AC Milan, FC Internazionale Milano
Opened: 19 September 1926

• The stadium was built for AC Milan in 1925 and originally named after the district in which it is located, San Siro. Inter beat Milan 6-3 in the opening game on 19 September 1926.

• AC Milan owned the stadium until it was sold to the city in 1935, before an enlargement that increased capacity to more than 50,000 in 1939.

• Inter moved into the venue in 1947 and a revamp in the mid-1950s took the capacity to above 100,000.

• In 1965, Inter won the first European Cup final to be played at the stadium, followed by Feyenoord in 1970 and FC Bayern München in 2001.

• Milan was used as a venue during the 1980 UEFA European Championship, the same year that it was officially renamed after former Inter and Milan player Giuseppe Meazza.

• The stadium was further overhauled as an all-seater with its impressive concrete towers for the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

2015/16 UEFA Champions League match calendar
StageDates
First qualifying round, first leg30/06–01/07/15
First qualifying round, second leg07–08/07/15
Second qualifying round, first leg14–15/07/15
Second qualifying round, second leg21–22/07/15
Third qualifying round, first leg28–29/07/15
Third qualifying round, second leg04–05/08/15
Play-off round, first leg18–19/08/15
Play-off round, second leg25–26/08/15
Group stage, matchday one15–16/09/15
Group stage, matchday two29–30/09/15
Group stage, matchday three20–21/10/15
Group stage, matchday four03–04/11/15
Group stage, matchday five24–25/11/15
Group stage, matchday six08–09/12/15
Round of 16, first leg16–17/02/16 and 23–24/02/16
Round of 16, second leg08–09/03/16 and 15–16/03/16
Quarter-finals, first leg05–06/04/16
Quarter-finals, second leg12–13/04/16
Semi-finals, first leg26–27/04/16
Semi-finals, second leg03–04/05/16
Final (San Siro, Milan)28/05/16

2015/16 UEFA Champions League draw schedule
Dates subject to change

DateLocationDraw details
22/06/15NyonFirst and second qualifying round
17/07/15NyonThird qualifying round
07/08/15NyonPlay-off round
27/08/15MonacoGroup stage
14/12/15NyonRound of 16
18/03/16NyonQuarter-finals
15/04/16NyonSemi-finals and final

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