All times CET

Matchday 1 : 18-19 September 2012

18 September 2012
Dinamo Zagreb0-2Porto
Referee: Daniele Orsato (ITA) – Stadium: Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb (CRO)
12/07/2012 06:39:47
PSG4-1Dynamo Kyiv
Referee: Björn Kuipers (NED) – Stadium: Parc des Princes, Paris (FRA)
12/07/2012 06:39:47
Montpellier1-2Arsenal
Referee: Carlos Velasco Carballo (ESP) – Stadium: La Mosson, Montpellier (FRA)
12/07/2012 06:39:47
Olympiacos1-2Schalke
Referee: David Fernández Borbalán (ESP) – Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium, Piraeus (GRE)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Málaga3-0Zenit
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (ENG) – Stadium: La Rosaleda, Malaga (ESP)
12/07/2012 06:39:47
Milan0-0Anderlecht
Referee: William Collum (SCO) – Stadium: Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, Milan (ITA)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Dortmund1-0Ajax
Referee: Paolo Tagliavento (ITA) – Stadium: BVB Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund (GER)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Real Madrid3-2Man. City
Referee: Damir Skomina (SVN) – Stadium: Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid (ESP)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
19 September 2012
Shakhtar Donetsk2-0Nordsjælland
Referee: Pawel Gil (POL) – Stadium: Donbass Arena, Donetsk (UKR)
12/07/2012 06:39:47
Chelsea2-2Juventus
Referee: Pedro Proença (POR) – Stadium: Stamford Bridge, London (ENG)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
LOSC1-3BATE
Referee: Marcin Borski (POL) – Stadium: Grand Stade Lille Métropole, Villeneuve d'Ascq (FRA)
12/07/2012 06:39:47
Bayern2-1Valencia
Referee: Fırat Aydınus (TUR) – Stadium: Fußball Arena München, Munich (GER)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Barcelona3-2Spartak Moskva
Referee: Milorad Mažić (SRB) – Stadium: Camp Nou, Barcelona (ESP)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Celtic0-0Benfica
Referee: Nicola Rizzoli (ITA) – Stadium: Celtic Park, Glasgow (SCO)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Man. United1-0Galatasaray
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (GER) – Stadium: Old Trafford, Manchester (ENG)
12/07/2012 06:39:48
Braga0-2CFR Cluj
Referee: Peter Rasmussen (DEN) – Stadium: Estádio Municipal de Braga, Braga (POR)
12/07/2012 06:39:49

Matchday 2 : 2-3 October 2012

Matchday 3 : 23-24 October 2012

Matchday 4 : 6-7 November 2012

Matchday 5 : 20-21 November 2012

Matchday 6 : 4-5 December 2012

Last updated: 23/08/2014 19:21 CET

 

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 Wembley Stadium on Saturday 25 May 2013.

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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