Group stage

Group H

1FC Porto FC Porto64201641214
2FC Shakhtar Donetsk FC Shakhtar Donetsk6231154119
3Athletic Club Athletic Club621356-17
4FC BATE Borisov FC BATE Borisov6105224-223
Last updated: 22/01/2015 17:10 CET


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


17 September 2014
Referee: Bas Nijhuis (NED) – Stadium: Estádio do Dragão, Porto (POR)
10/17/2014 14:27:47
Athletic0-0Shakhtar Donetsk
Referee: Tasos Sidiropoulos (GRE) – Stadium: Estadio de San Mamés, Bilbao (ESP)
10/21/2014 23:55:47
30 September 2014
Shakhtar Donetsk2-2Porto
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (TUR) – Stadium: Arena Lviv, Lviv (UKR)
10/30/2014 13:32:41
Referee: Stéphane Lannoy (FRA) – Stadium: Borisov Arena, Borisov (BLR)
10/27/2014 12:54:56
21 October 2014
BATE0-7Shakhtar Donetsk
Referee: Ivan Bebek (CRO) – Stadium: Borisov Arena, Borisov (BLR)
10/27/2014 12:54:56
Referee: Damir Skomina (SVN) – Stadium: Estádio do Dragão, Porto (POR)
10/22/2014 23:49:32
5 November 2014
Shakhtar Donetsk5-0BATE
Referee: Wolfgang Stark (GER) – Stadium: Arena Lviv, Lviv (UKR)
11/07/2014 14:13:33
Referee: Felix Brych (GER) – Stadium: Estadio de San Mamés, Bilbao (ESP)
11/07/2014 14:20:52
25 November 2014
Referee: Ovidiu Haţegan (ROU) – Stadium: Borisov Arena, Borisov (BLR)
11/26/2014 23:07:47
Shakhtar Donetsk0-1Athletic
Referee: Mark Clattenburg (ENG) – Stadium: Arena Lviv, Lviv (UKR)
11/26/2014 23:00:43
10 December 2014
Porto1-1Shakhtar Donetsk
Referee: Ruddy Buquet (FRA) – Stadium: Estádio do Dragão, Porto (POR)
12/17/2014 08:53:57
Referee: Daniele Orsato (ITA) – Stadium: Estadio de San Mamés, Bilbao (ESP)
12/17/2014 08:53:57
Last updated: 22/01/2015 17:10 CET

Road to the final

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

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.

The final is decided by a single match, which this season will be played at the Olympiastadion, Berlin on Saturday 6 June 2015.

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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