UEFA competitions calendar 2020/21

A one-stop shop for all UEFA's competition dates during the 2020/21 season, including the rescheduled and reformatted calendars following last term's pause in play.

There will be a busy autumn of group stage football in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League
There will be a busy autumn of group stage football in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League ©UEFA

All dates and formats below are from the originally planned competition calendars unless stated.

UEFA club competitions

2020/21 UEFA Champions League 

Group stage (rescheduled)
20/21 October, 27/28 October, 3/4 November, 24/25 November, 1/2 December, 8/9 December

Round of 16
16/17 and 23/24 February, 9/10 and 16/17 March

Quarter-finals
6/7 April, 13/14 April

Semi-finals
27/28 April, 4/5 May

Final – Istanbul
29 May: Atatürk Olympic Stadium

2020/21 UEFA Europa League

Group stage (rescheduled)
22 October, 29 October, 5 November, 26 November, 3 December, 10 December

Round of 32
18 February, 25 February

Round of 16
11 March, 18 March

Quarter-finals
1 April, 15 April

Semi-finals
29 April, 6 May

Final – Gdańsk
26 May: Gdańsk Stadium

2020/21 UEFA Women's Champions League

First qualifying round (replacing preliminary mini-tournaments)
3/4 November, 40 teams, single-legged ties

Second qualifying round (replacing preliminary mini-tournaments)
18/19 November, 20 teams, single-legged ties

Round of 32 (rescheduled)
8/9 December, 15/16 December

Round of 16
3/4 March, 10/11 March

Quarter-finals
23/24 March, 31 March/1 April

Semi-finals
24/25 April, 1/2 May

Final – Gothenburg
16 May: Gamla Ullevi

2020/21 UEFA Youth League

New format
The competition will feature straight knockout matches from the round of 64 starting in March 2021, with exact details to be finalised.

UEFA men's national team competitions

UEFA EURO 2020

Play-offs (rescheduled)
Semi-finals: 8 October 2020
Finals: 12 November 2020

Final tournament (rescheduled)
11 June–11 July 2021

2020/21 UEFA Nations League

League phase (rescheduled to allow for EURO play-offs)
Group stage matches: 3/4/5 September, 6/7/8 September, 10/11 October, 13/14 October, 14/15 November, 17/18 November 2020

Finals (rescheduled)
Semi-finals: 6/7 October 2021
Finals & third-place match: 10 October 2021
(location TBC: Italy, Netherlands or Poland)

Friendly senior internationals (rescheduled)

Autumn matches: 7/8 October, 11/12 November 2020

2019/21 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Qualifying round (play-offs removed)
To be concluded in October and November 2020

Group stage – Hungary and Slovenia (rescheduled)
Group stage: 24–31 March 2021

Final tournament – Hungary and Slovenia (rescheduled)
Quarter-finals, semi-finals and final: 31 May to 6 June 2021
Final: 6 June 2021, Ljubljana

2019/20 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Elite round & final tournament – Northern Ireland
Cancelled (20 October)

The teams occupying the top five positions in the 2019/20 UEFA qualifying round coefficient ranking – England, France, Italy, Netherlands and Portugal (listed alphabetically) – will take the European berths at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in May 2021.

2020/21 UEFA European Under-19 Championship

Qualifying round (rescheduled)
13 mini-tournaments to be played in March 2021

Play-offs (to replace the elite round)
14 teams involved; to be completed by end of May 2021

Final tournament – Romania
July 2021

2020/21 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

Qualifying round (rescheduled)
13 mini-tournaments to be completed by end of March 2021

Elite round abolished
Qualifying group winners x 13 and seeded teams x 2 progress to finals

Final tournament – Cyprus
May 2021

2020/21 UEFA Regions' Cup

The 2020/21 edition of the UEFA Regions' Cup has been cancelled.

UEFA women's national team competitions

UEFA Women's EURO 2021

Qualifying round & Play-offs (rescheduled)
Remaining group stage matches: October, November and December 2020
Play-offs: April 2021

Final tournament – England (rescheduled)
6–31 July 2022

2020/21 UEFA European Women's Under-19 Championship

Qualifying round (rescheduled)
12 mini-tournaments to be played in February 2021

Play-offs (to replace the elite round)
14 teams involved; to be played in April 2021

Final tournament – Belarus
July 2021

2020/21 UEFA European Women's Under-17 Championship

Qualifying round (rescheduled)
12 mini-tournaments to be completed by end of February 2021

Play-offs (to replace the elite round)
14 teams involved; to be completed by end of March 2021

Final tournament – Faroe Islands
As planned – May 2021

UEFA Futsal competitions

UEFA Futsal EURO 2022

Qualifying play-offs (rescheduled)
2–11 November 2020

Group stage and play-offs (rescheduled)
6 December 2020 to 17 November 2021

Final tournament – Netherlands
19 January to 6 February 2022

2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup

UEFA European Qualifying Competition play-offs (rescheduled)
2–11 November 2020

2019/20 UEFA Futsal Champions League

Finals – Barcelona
Semi-finals, third-place play-off and final: 9–11 October 2020

2020/21 UEFA Futsal Champions League

New format
Single-legged knockout rounds to replace preliminary round, main round and elite round mini-tournaments.

Preliminary round
24–29 November 2020

Round of 32
12–17 January 2021

Round of 16
16–21 February 2021

Finals (eight teams)
Quarter-finals, semi-finals and final: April or May 2021

UEFA Women's Futsal EURO 2022 (qualifying and finals)

Preliminary round
4–9 May 2021

Main round
19–24 October 2021

Finals
24–27 March 2022

2020/21 UEFA European Under-19 Futsal Championship

Preliminary round (if required)
12–17 January 2021

Main round
23–28 March 2021

Final tournament
31 October–7 November 2021