2020 European football calendar

There is plenty to look forward to in the coming months.

The Europa League, EURO and Champions League trophies on display at UEFA HQ
The Europa League, EURO and Champions League trophies on display at UEFA HQ AFP via Getty Images

For information only. All dates subject to change. Some events, including match and draw dates, still to be scheduled.

Finals in bold

January

27 January–5 February: FIFA Futsal World Cup qualifying elite round
29 January–1 February: UEFA Futsal EURO 2022 qualifying round

The UEFA Champions League will be completed in August
The UEFA Champions League will be completed in August©Getty Images

February

11/12 February: UEFA Youth League play-offs
13 February: UEFA Futsal EURO 2022 qualifying play-off & UEFA Women's Futsal 2021 qualifying draws, Nyon
14 February: UEFA Youth League knockout draw
18/19, 25/26 February: UEFA Champions League round of 16, first legs
20 February: UEFA Europa League round of 32, first legs
27 February: UEFA Europa League round of 32, second legs
28 February: UEFA Europa League round of 16 draw, Nyon

March

2 March: UEFA Executive Committee meeting, Amsterdam
3 March: UEFA Congress, Amsterdam
3 March: 2020/21 UEFA Nations League draw, Amsterdam
3/4 March: UEFA Youth League round of 16
5–11 March: UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifiers
10/11, 17/18 March: UEFA Champions League round of 16, second legs
12 March: UEFA Europa League round of 16, first legs

Following the spread of COVID-19 in Europe and related decisions made by different governments, all UEFA competition matches were postponed from 15 March.

The UEFA Executive Committee met via videoconference on 17 June and took several decisions regarding the regulations, format, calendar and venues for a variety of UEFA club and national team competitions moving forwards.

The UEFA Youth League finals are in August
The UEFA Youth League finals are in August©Getty Images

July

10 July: 2019/20 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League quarter-final & semi-final draws, Nyon
17 July: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League preliminary round draw, Nyon

August

5/6 August: 2019/20 UEFA Europa League round of 16
7/8 August: 2019/20 UEFA Champions League round of 16, second legs
8–11 August: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League preliminary round, single-leg ties
9 August: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League first qualifying round draw, Nyon
9 August: 2020/21 UEFA Europa League preliminary round draw, Nyon
10 August: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round draw, Nyon
10 August: 2020/21 UEFA Europa League first qualifying round draw, Nyon
10/11 August: 2019/20 UEFA Europa League quarter-finals, single-legged ties, Cologne, Duisburg, Düsseldorf & Gelsenkirchen
12/13/14/15 August: 2019/20 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals, single-legged ties, Lisbon
16 August: UEFA Youth League round of 16, Nyon
16/17 August: 2019/20 UEFA Europa League semi-finals, single-legged ties, Cologne, & Düsseldorf
18/19 August: 2019/20 UEFA Champions League semi-finals, single-legged ties, Lisbon
18/19 August: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League first qualifying round, single-leg ties
18/19 August: UEFA Youth League quarter-finals, Nyon
20 August: 2020/21 UEFA Europa League preliminary round, single-leg ties
21 August: 2020 UEFA Europa League final, Cologne
21/22 August: UEFA Women's Champions League quarter-finals, single-leg ties, Bilbao & San Sebastián
22 August: UEFA Youth League semi-finals, Nyon
23 August: 2020 UEFA Champions League final, Lisbon
25 August: UEFA Youth League final, Nyon
25/26 August: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League second qualifying round, single-leg ties
25/26 August: UEFA Women's Champions League semi-finals, single-leg ties, Bilbao & San Sebastián
27 August: 2020/21 UEFA Europa League first qualifying round, single-leg ties
30 August: UEFA Women's Champions League final, San Sebastián
31 August: 2020/21 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round draw, Nyon
31 August: 2020/21 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round draw, Nyon

September

1 September: UEFA Champions League play-off draw, Nyon
1 September: UEFA Europa League third qualifying round draw, Nyon
2–8 September: UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying round
3–8 September: UEFA Nations League, Matchdays 1 & 2
15/16 September: UEFA Champions League third qualifying round, single-leg ties
17 September: UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, single-leg ties
17–22 September: UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifying round
18 September: UEFA Europa League play-off draw, Nyon
22/23 September: UEFA Champions League play-offs, first legs
24 September: UEFA Super Cup, Budapest
24 September: UEFA Europa League third qualifying round, single-leg ties
29/30 September: UEFA Champions League play-offs, second legs

The 2020/21 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifiers take place  in October
The 2020/21 UEFA Women's Champions League qualifiers take place in October©AFP

October

1 October: UEFA Champions League group stage draw, Nyon
1 October: UEFA Europa League play-offs, single-leg ties
2 October: UEFA Europa League group stage draw, Nyon
7–13 October: UEFA Women's Champions League qualifying round
7–13 October: UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying round
8 October: UEFA EURO 2020 play-off semi-finals
9–11 October: UEFA Futsal Champions League finals, Barcelona
10/11 October: UEFA Nations League, Matchday 3
13/14 October: UEFA Nations League, Matchday 4
20/21 October: UEFA Champions League group stage, Matchday 1
20/21 October: UEFA Youth League group stage, Matchday 1
21–27 October: UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifying round
22 October: UEFA Women's Champions League first qualifying round draw
22 October: UEFA Europa League group stage, Matchday 1
27/28 October: UEFA Champions League group stage, Matchday 2
27/28 October: UEFA Youth League group stage, Matchday 2
29 October: UEFA Europa League group stage, Matchday 2

November

2–11 November: UEFA Futsal EURO 2022 qualifying play-offs
2–11 November: FIFA Futsal World Cup play-offs
3/4 November: UEFA Champions League group stage, Matchday 3
3/4 November: UEFA Women's Champions League first qualifying round
3/4 November: UEFA Youth League group stage, Matchday 3
5 November: UEFA Europa League group stage, Matchday 3
6 November: UEFA Women's Champions League second qualifying round draw
9–18 November: UEFA European Under-19 Championship elite round
12 November: UEFA EURO 2020 play-off finals
12–17 November: UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying round
14/15 November: UEFA Nations League, Matchday 5
17/18 November: UEFA Nations League, Matchday 6
18/19 November: UEFA Women's Champions League second qualifying round
24 November: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32 draw
24/25 November: UEFA Champions League group stage, Matchday 4
24/25 November: UEFA Youth League group stage, Matchday 4
26 November: UEFA Europa League group stage, Matchday 4
26/27 November: UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifying round

The UEFA Champions League last-16 draw is on 14 December
The UEFA Champions League last-16 draw is on 14 December©UEFA via Getty Images

December

1 December: UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifying round
1/2 December: UEFA Champions League group stage, Matchday 5
1/2 December: UEFA Youth League group stage, Matchday 5
3 December: UEFA Europa League group stage, Matchday 5
8/9 December: UEFA Champions League group stage, Matchday 6
8/9 December: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32, first legs
8/9 December: UEFA Youth League group stage, Matchday 6
10 December: UEFA Europa League group stage, Matchday 6
14 December: UEFA Champions League round of 16, UEFA Europa League round of 32 & UEFA Youth League play-off draws, Nyon
15/16 December: UEFA Women's Champions League round of 32, second legs

*UEFA Women's Champions League – Draws to be confirmed for round of 16 (December)