Champions League draw: When is the draw for the quarter-finals and what are the dates for the knockout stages?

Everything you need to know about how to watch the draw for the remaining Champions League knockout stages

Published: 23 July 2020 - 5.35pm

The Champions League knockout stages will resume on Friday August 7

The return of Champions League football is nearly upon us.

The 2019/20 campaign had been put on hold since mid-March due to the COVID-19 outbreak but following a meeting between UEFA's Executive Committee it was agreed the great and good of European football will resume hostilities on Friday August 7.

After the outstanding round of 16 second legs are completed, the remaining quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be played as a straight knockout tournament in Lisbon, Portugal, throughout the month of August.

The draw for the remaining knockout games will take place all in one go. 

When is the draw?

The 2019/20 Champions League quarter-final, semi-final and final draws will take place from 11am on Friday 10 July at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.  

You can watch live coverage of the draw as it happens from 10.30am on BT Sport 1.

The draw is also available to live stream on the BT Sport app or right here on

When will the matches be played?

August 7-8: Round of 16 second legs (venues to be confirmed)
August 12-15: Quarter-finals (Lisbon)
August 18-19: Semi-finals (Lisbon)
August 23: Final (Stadium of Light, Lisbon)

All fixtures will kick off at 8pm

What's the state of play?

Holders Liverpool and last year's beaten finalists Tottenham were both dumped out of the competition before its suspension. 

The Reds' hopes of retaining the trophy were ended with a dramatic extra-time defeat to Atletico Madrid at Anfield.

Tottenham's campaign under Jose Mourinho came to a disappointing end with a 4-0 aggregate defeat to Julian Nagelsmann's young RB Leipzig side.

Across the continent, PSG ended their last-16 hoodoo with as they overturned a 2-1 deficit against Borussia Dortmund inside an empty Parc des Princes to reach the last eight.

The fourth and final team to have a place in the quarter-final draw secured is Atalanta who reached the last eight of the Champions League for the first time in their history with 4-1 second-leg victory over Valencia.

Qualified teams:

Paris Saint-Germain

Atlético Madrid

RB Leipzig 


Ties still to be completed:

Juventus v Lyon (0-1)

Manchester City v Real Madrid (2-1)

Bayern v Chelsea (3-0)

Barcelona v Napoli (1-1)

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