2018–19 UEFA Champions League group stage

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The 2018–19 UEFA Champions League group stage is set to begin on 18 September and end on 12 December 2018.[1] A total of 32 teams will compete in the group stage to decide the 16 places in the knockout stage of the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League.[2]

Teams[change | change source]

Below are the teams (with their 2018 UEFA club coefficients),[3] grouped by their seeding pot. They include:

Key to colours
Group winners and runners-up advance to round of 16
Third-placed teams enter Europa League round of 32
All other teams are eliminated
Pot 1 (by association rank)[4]
Assoc. Team Coeff.[3]
TH Spain Real Madrid 162.000
EL Spain Atlético Madrid 140.000
1 Spain Barcelona 132.000
2 Germany Bayern Munich 135.000
3 England Manchester City 100.000
4 Italy Juventus 126.000
5 France Paris Saint-Germain 109.000
6 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 22.500
Pot 2
Team Coeff.[3]
Germany Borussia Dortmund 89.000
Portugal Porto 86.000
England Manchester United 82.000
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 81.000
Portugal Benfica[LP] 80.000
Italy Napoli 78.000
England Tottenham Hotspur 67.000
Italy Roma 64.000
Pot 3
Team Coeff.[3]
England Liverpool 62.000
Germany Schalke 04 62.000
France Lyon 59.500
France Monaco 57.000
Netherlands Ajax[LP] 53.500
Russia CSKA Moscow 45.000
Netherlands PSV Eindhoven[CP] 36.000
Spain Valencia 36.000
Pot 4
Team Coeff.[3]
Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň 33.000
Belgium Club Brugge 29.500
Turkey Galatasaray 29.500
Switzerland Young Boys[CP] 20.500
Italy Internazionale 16.000
Germany 1899 Hoffenheim 14.285
Serbia Red Star Belgrade[CP] 10.750
Greece AEK Athens[CP] 10.000
Notes
  1. TH Champions League title holders, automatically placed into Pot 1 as top seed.
  2. EL Europa League title holders, automatically placed into Pot 1 as second top seed.
  3. CP Winners of play-off round (Champions Path).
  4. LP Winners of play-off round (League Path).

Format[change | change source]

In each group, teams play against each other home-and-away in a round-robin format. The group winners and runners-up go to the round of 16, while the third-placed teams enter the Europa League round of 32.

Tiebreakers[change | change source]

Teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, to determine the rankings (Regulations Articles 17.01):[2]

  1. Points in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  2. Goal difference in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  3. Goals scored in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  4. Away goals scored in head-to-head matches among tied teams;
  5. If more than two teams are tied, and after applying all head-to-head criteria above, a subset of teams are still tied, all head-to-head criteria above are reapplied exclusively to this subset of teams;
  6. Goal difference in all group matches;
  7. Goals scored in all group matches;
  8. Away goals scored in all group matches;
  9. Wins in all group matches;
  10. Away wins in all group matches;
  11. Disciplinary points (red card = 3 points, yellow card = 1 point, expulsion for two yellow cards in one match = 3 points);
  12. UEFA club coefficient.

Groups[change | change source]

The group stage matches will be played from 18–19 September, 2–3 October, 23–24 October, 6–7 November, 27–28 November, up to 11–12 December 2018.[1] The scheduled kickoff times are 21:00 CEST/CET, with two matches on each Tuesday and Wednesday scheduled for 18:55 CEST/CET.

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification DOR ATM BRU MON
1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 4 1 1 10 2 +8 13[a] Advance to knockout phase 4–0 0–0 3–0
2 Spain Atlético Madrid 6 4 1 1 9 6 +3 13[a] 2–0 3–1 2–0
3 Belgium Club Brugge 6 1 3 2 6 5 +1 6 Transfer to Europa League 0–1 0–0 1–1
4 France Monaco 6 0 1 5 2 14 −12 1 0–2 1–2 0–4
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Head-to-head goal difference: Borussia Dortmund +2, Atlético Madrid –2.
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
21:00
Club Brugge Belgium 0–1 Germany Borussia Dortmund Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges
Attendance: 25,181[5]
Referee: Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025053/index.html
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
21:00
Monaco France 1–2 Spain Atlético Madrid Stade Louis II, Monaco
Attendance: 10,575[5]
Referee: Willie Collum (Scotland)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025054/index.html

3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
21:00
Atlético Madrid Spain 3–1 Belgium Club Brugge Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid
Attendance: 55,742[6]
Referee: Ivan Kružliak (Slovakia)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025077/index.html
3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
21:00
Borussia Dortmund Germany 3–0 France Monaco Westfalenstadion, Dortmund
Attendance: 66,099[6]
Referee: Aleksei Kulbakov (Belarus)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025078/index.html

24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
18:55
Club Brugge Belgium v France Monaco Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025094/index.html
24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
21:00
Borussia Dortmund Germany v Spain Atlético Madrid Westfalenstadion, Dortmund
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025093/index.html

6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
18:55
Monaco France v Belgium Club Brugge Stade Louis II, Monaco
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025102/index.html
6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
21:00
Atlético Madrid Spain v Germany Borussia Dortmund Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025101/index.html

28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
18:55
Atlético Madrid Spain v France Monaco Wanda Metropolitano, Madrid
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025126/index.html
28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
21:00
Borussia Dortmund Germany v Belgium Club Brugge Westfalenstadion, Dortmund
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025125/index.html

11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
21:00
Club Brugge Belgium v Spain Atlético Madrid Jan Breydel Stadium, Bruges
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025133/index.html
11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
21:00
Monaco France v Germany Borussia Dortmund Stade Louis II, Monaco
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025134/index.html

Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAR TOT INT PSV
1 Spain Barcelona 6 4 2 0 14 5 +9 14 Advance to knockout phase 1–1 2–0 4–0
2 England Tottenham Hotspur 6 2 2 2 9 10 −1 8[a] 2–4 1–0 2–1
3 Italy Inter Milan 6 2 2 2 6 7 −1 8[a] Transfer to Europa League 1–1 2–1 1–1
4 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 6 0 2 4 6 13 −7 2 1–2 2–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Head-to-head away goals: Tottenham Hotspur 1, Inter Milan 0.
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
18:55
Barcelona Spain 4–0 Netherlands PSV Eindhoven Camp Nou, Barcelona
Attendance: 73,462[5]
Referee: Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025055/index.html
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
18:55
Internazionale Italy 2–1 England Tottenham Hotspur San Siro, Milan
Attendance: 64,123[5]
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025056/index.html

3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
21:00 (20:00 BST)
Tottenham Hotspur England 2–4 Spain Barcelona Wembley Stadium, London[note 1]
Attendance: 82,137[6]
Referee: Felix Zwayer (Germany)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025079/index.html
3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
21:00
PSV Eindhoven Netherlands 1–2 Italy Internazionale Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
Attendance: 34,750[6]
Referee: Milorad Mažić (Serbia)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025080/index.html

24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
18:55
PSV Eindhoven Netherlands v England Tottenham Hotspur Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025095/index.html
24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
21:00
Barcelona Spain v Italy Internazionale Camp Nou, Barcelona
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025096/index.html

6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
21:00 (20:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur England v Netherlands PSV Eindhoven Wembley Stadium, London[note 1]
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025103/index.html
6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
21:00
Internazionale Italy v Spain Barcelona San Siro, Milan
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025104/index.html

28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
21:00
PSV Eindhoven Netherlands v Spain Barcelona Philips Stadion, Eindhoven
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025127/index.html
28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
21:00 (20:00 GMT)
Tottenham Hotspur England v Italy Internazionale Wembley Stadium, London[note 1]
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025128/index.html

11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
21:00
Barcelona Spain v England Tottenham Hotspur Camp Nou, Barcelona
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025135/index.html
11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
21:00
Internazionale Italy v Netherlands PSV Eindhoven San Siro, Milan
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025136/index.html

Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification PAR LIV NAP ZVE
1 France Paris Saint-Germain 6 3 2 1 17 9 +8 11 Advance to knockout phase 2–1 2–2 6–1
2 England Liverpool 6 3 0 3 9 7 +2 9[a] 3–2 1–0 4–0
3 Italy Napoli 6 2 3 1 7 5 +2 9[a] Transfer to Europa League 1–1 1–0 3–1
4 Serbia Red Star Belgrade 6 1 1 4 5 17 −12 4 1–4 2–0 0–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Goals in all group matches: Liverpool 9, Napoli 7.
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
21:00 (20:00 BST)
Liverpool England 3–2 France Paris Saint-Germain Anfield, Liverpool
Attendance: 52,478[5]
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025057/index.html
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
21:00
Red Star Belgrade Serbia 0–0 Italy Napoli Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
Attendance: 49,112[5]
Referee: Szymon Marciniak (Poland)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025058/index.html

3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
18:55
Paris Saint-Germain France 6–1 Serbia Red Star Belgrade Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 39,979[6]
Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025082/index.html
3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
21:00
Napoli Italy 1–0 England Liverpool Stadio San Paolo, Naples
Attendance: 37,057[6]
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025081/index.html

24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
21:00
Paris Saint-Germain France v Italy Napoli Parc des Princes, Paris
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025097/index.html
24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
21:00 (20:00 BST)
Liverpool England v Serbia Red Star Belgrade Anfield, Liverpool
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025098/index.html

6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
18:55
Red Star Belgrade Serbia v England Liverpool Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025106/index.html
6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
21:00
Napoli Italy v France Paris Saint-Germain Stadio San Paolo, Naples
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025105/index.html

28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
21:00
Paris Saint-Germain France v England Liverpool Parc des Princes, Paris
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025129/index.html
28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
21:00
Napoli Italy v Serbia Red Star Belgrade Stadio San Paolo, Naples
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025130/index.html

11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
21:00 (20:00 GMT)
Liverpool England v Italy Napoli Anfield, Liverpool
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025137/index.html
11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
21:00
Red Star Belgrade Serbia v France Paris Saint-Germain Red Star Stadium, Belgrade
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025138/index.html

Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification POR SCH GAL LOM
1 Portugal Porto 6 5 1 0 15 6 +9 16 Advance to knockout phase 3–1 1–0 4–1
2 Germany Schalke 04 6 3 2 1 6 4 +2 11 1–1 2–0 1–0
3 Turkey Galatasaray 6 1 1 4 5 8 −3 4 Transfer to Europa League 2–3 0–0 3–0
4 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 6 1 0 5 4 12 −8 3 1–3 0–1 2–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
21:00 (22:00 TRT)
Galatasaray Turkey 3–0 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow Türk Telekom Stadium, Istanbul
Attendance: 43,542[5]
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025059/index.html
18 September 2018 (2018-09-18)
21:00
Schalke 04 Germany 1–1 Portugal Porto Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen
Attendance: 45,755[5]
Referee: Jesús Gil Manzano (Spain)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025060/index.html

3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
18:55 (19:55 MSK)
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia 0–1 Germany Schalke 04 RZD Arena, Moscow
Attendance: 21,471[6]
Referee: Anthony Taylor (England)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025084/index.html
3 October 2018 (2018-10-03)
21:00 (20:00 WEST)
Porto Portugal 1–0 Turkey Galatasaray Estádio do Dragão, Porto
Attendance: 42,711[6]
Referee: Michael Oliver (England)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025083/index.html

24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
21:00 (22:00 MSK)
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia v Portugal Porto RZD Arena, Moscow
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025099/index.html
24 October 2018 (2018-10-24)
21:00 (22:00 TRT)
Galatasaray Turkey v Germany Schalke 04 Türk Telekom Stadium, Istanbul
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025100/index.html

6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
21:00 (20:00 WET)
Porto Portugal v Russia Lokomotiv Moscow Estádio do Dragão, Porto
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025107/index.html
6 November 2018 (2018-11-06)
21:00
Schalke 04 Germany v Turkey Galatasaray Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025108/index.html

28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
18:55 (20:55 MSK)
Lokomotiv Moscow Russia v Turkey Galatasaray RZD Arena, Moscow
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025131/index.html
28 November 2018 (2018-11-28)
21:00 (20:00 WET)
Porto Portugal v Germany Schalke 04 Estádio do Dragão, Porto
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025132/index.html

11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
18:55 (20:55 TRT)
Galatasaray Turkey v Portugal Porto Türk Telekom Stadium, Istanbul
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025139/index.html
11 December 2018 (2018-12-11)
18:55
Schalke 04 Germany v Russia Lokomotiv Moscow Arena AufSchalke, Gelsenkirchen
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025140/index.html

Group E[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAY AJX BEN AEK
1 Germany Bayern Munich 6 4 2 0 15 5 +10 14 Advance to knockout phase 1–1 5–1 2–0
2 Netherlands Ajax 6 3 3 0 11 5 +6 12 3–3 1–0 3–0
3 Portugal Benfica 6 2 1 3 6 11 −5 7 Transfer to Europa League 0–2 1–1 1–0
4 Greece AEK Athens 6 0 0 6 2 13 −11 0 0–2 0–2 2–3
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
18:55
Ajax Netherlands 3–0 Greece AEK Athens Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam
Attendance: 52,285[8]
Referee: Carlos del Cerro Grande (Spain)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025061/index.html
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
21:00 (20:00 WEST)
Benfica Portugal 0–2 Germany Bayern Munich Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
Attendance: 60,274[8]
Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz (Spain)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025062/index.html

2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
21:00
Bayern Munich Germany 1–1 Netherlands Ajax Allianz Arena, Munich
Attendance: 70,000[9]
Referee: Pavel Královec (Czech Republic)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025069/index.html
2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
21:00 (22:00 EEST)
AEK Athens Greece 2–3 Portugal Benfica Olympic Stadium, Athens
Attendance: 31,154[9]
Referee: Orel Grinfeld (Israel)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025070/index.html

23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
18:55 (19:55 EEST)
AEK Athens Greece v Germany Bayern Munich Olympic Stadium, Athens
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025085/index.html
23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
21:00
Ajax Netherlands v Portugal Benfica Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025086/index.html

7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
21:00
Bayern Munich Germany v Greece AEK Athens Allianz Arena, Munich
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025109/index.html
7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
21:00 (20:00 WET)
Benfica Portugal v Netherlands Ajax Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025110/index.html

27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
18:55 (19:55 EET)
AEK Athens Greece v Netherlands Ajax Olympic Stadium, Athens
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025117/index.html
27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
21:00
Bayern Munich Germany v Portugal Benfica Allianz Arena, Munich
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025118/index.html

12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
21:00
Ajax Netherlands v Germany Bayern Munich Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025141/index.html
12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
21:00 (20:00 WET)
Benfica Portugal v Greece AEK Athens Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025142/index.html

Group F[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MC LYO SHK HOF
1 England Manchester City 6 4 1 1 16 6 +10 13 Advance to knockout phase 1–2 6–0 2–1
2 France Lyon 6 1 5 0 12 11 +1 8 2–2 2–2 2–2
3 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 1 3 2 8 16 −8 6 Transfer to Europa League 0–3 1–1 2–2
4 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim 6 0 3 3 11 14 −3 3 1–2 3–3 2–3
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
18:55 (19:55 EEST)
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine 2–2 Germany 1899 Hoffenheim Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv[note 2]
Attendance: 28,336[8]
Referee: Jakob Kehlet (Denmark)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025063/index.html
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
21:00 (20:00 BST)
Manchester City England 1–2 France Lyon City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
Attendance: 40,111[8]
Referee: Daniele Orsato (Italy)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025064/index.html

2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
18:55
1899 Hoffenheim Germany 1–2 England Manchester City Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim
Attendance: 24,851[9]
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025072/index.html
2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
21:00
Lyon France 2–2 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu
Attendance: 0[9][note 3]
Referee: Andris Treimanis (Latvia)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025071/index.html

23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
21:00
1899 Hoffenheim Germany v France Lyon Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025087/index.html
23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
21:00 (22:00 EEST)
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine v England Manchester City Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv[note 2]
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025088/index.html

7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
21:00
Lyon France v Germany 1899 Hoffenheim Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025111/index.html
7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
21:00 (20:00 GMT)
Manchester City England v Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025112/index.html

27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
21:00
1899 Hoffenheim Germany v Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk Rhein-Neckar-Arena, Sinsheim
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025119/index.html
27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
21:00
Lyon France v England Manchester City Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Décines-Charpieu
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025120/index.html

12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
21:00 (22:00 EET)
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine v France Lyon Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv[note 2]
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025143/index.html
12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
21:00 (20:00 GMT)
Manchester City England v Germany 1899 Hoffenheim City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025144/index.html

Group G[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification RMA ROM PLZ CSKA
1 Spain Real Madrid 6 4 0 2 12 5 +7 12 Advance to knockout phase 3–0 2–1 0–3
2 Italy Roma 6 3 0 3 11 8 +3 9 0–2 5–0 3–0
3 Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň 6 2 1 3 7 16 −9 7[a] Transfer to Europa League 0–5 2–1 2–2
4 Russia CSKA Moscow 6 2 1 3 8 9 −1 7[a] 1–0 1–2 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Head-to-head points: Viktoria Plzeň 4, CSKA Moscow 1.
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
21:00
Real Madrid Spain 3–0 Italy Roma Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
Attendance: 69,251[8]
Referee: Björn Kuipers (Netherlands)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025065/index.html
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
21:00
Viktoria Plzeň Czech Republic 2–2 Russia CSKA Moscow Doosan Arena, Plzeň
Attendance: 11,312[8]
Referee: Benoît Bastien (France)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025066/index.html

2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
21:00 (22:00 MSK)
CSKA Moscow Russia 1–0 Spain Real Madrid Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow[note 4]
Attendance: 71,811[9]
Referee: Ovidiu Hațegan (Romania)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025073/index.html
2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
21:00
Roma Italy 5–0 Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Attendance: 41,243[9]
Referee: Paweł Raczkowski (Poland)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025074/index.html

23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
21:00
Roma Italy v Russia CSKA Moscow Stadio Olimpico, Rome
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025089/index.html
23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
21:00
Real Madrid Spain v Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025090/index.html

7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
18:55 (20:55 MSK)
CSKA Moscow Russia v Italy Roma Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow[note 4]
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025113/index.html
7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
21:00
Viktoria Plzeň Czech Republic v Spain Real Madrid Doosan Arena, Plzeň
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025114/index.html

27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
18:55 (20:55 MSK)
CSKA Moscow Russia v Czech Republic Viktoria Plzeň Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow[note 4]
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025122/index.html
27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
21:00
Roma Italy v Spain Real Madrid Stadio Olimpico, Rome
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025121/index.html

12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
18:55
Real Madrid Spain v Russia CSKA Moscow Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025145/index.html
12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
18:55
Viktoria Plzeň Czech Republic v Italy Roma Doosan Arena, Plzeň
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025146/index.html

Group H[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification JUV MU VAL YB
1 Italy Juventus 6 4 0 2 9 4 +5 12 Advance to knockout phase 1–2 1–0 3–0
2 England Manchester United 6 3 1 2 7 4 +3 10 0–1 0–0 1–0
3 Spain Valencia 6 2 2 2 6 6 0 8 Transfer to Europa League 0–2 2–1 3–1
4 Switzerland Young Boys 6 1 1 4 4 12 −8 4 2–1 0–3 1–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
21:00
Young Boys Switzerland 0–3 England Manchester United Stade de Suisse, Bern
Attendance: 31,120[8]
Referee: Deniz Aytekin (Germany)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025067/index.html
19 September 2018 (2018-09-19)
21:00
Valencia Spain 0–2 Italy Juventus Mestalla, Valencia
Attendance: 46,067[8]
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025068/index.html

2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
18:55
Juventus Italy 3–0 Switzerland Young Boys Juventus Stadium, Turin
Attendance: 40,961[9]
Referee: Sergei Karasev (Russia)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025075/index.html
2 October 2018 (2018-10-02)
21:05 (20:05 BST)[note 5]
Manchester United England 0–0 Spain Valencia Old Trafford, Manchester
Attendance: 73,569[9]
Referee: Slavko Vinčić (Slovenia)
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025076/index.html

23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
18:55
Young Boys Switzerland v Spain Valencia Stade de Suisse, Bern
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025092/index.html
23 October 2018 (2018-10-23)
21:00 (20:00 BST)
Manchester United England v Italy Juventus Old Trafford, Manchester
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025091/index.html

7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
18:55
Valencia Spain v Switzerland Young Boys Mestalla, Valencia
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025116/index.html
7 November 2018 (2018-11-07)
21:00
Juventus Italy v England Manchester United Juventus Stadium, Turin
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025115/index.html

27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
21:00 (20:00 GMT)
Manchester United England v Switzerland Young Boys Old Trafford, Manchester
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025123/index.html
27 November 2018 (2018-11-27)
21:00
Juventus Italy v Spain Valencia Juventus Stadium, Turin
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025124/index.html

12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
21:00
Young Boys Switzerland v Italy Juventus Stade de Suisse, Bern
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025147/index.html
12 December 2018 (2018-12-12)
21:00
Valencia Spain v England Manchester United Mestalla, Valencia
https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025148/index.html

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tottenham Hotspur play their home matches at Wembley Stadium, London, instead of their regular stadium Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, due to delays with the construction of their new stadium.[7]
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Shakhtar Donetsk play their home matches at Metalist Stadium, Kharkiv, instead of their regular stadium Donbass Arena, Donetsk, due to the war conditions in Eastern Ukraine.
  3. The Lyon v Shakhtar Donetsk match was played behind closed doors due to punishment by UEFA.[10]
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 CSKA Moscow play their home matches at the Luzhniki Stadium instead of their regular stadium VEB Arena, Moscow.[11]
  5. The Manchester United v Valencia match, originally scheduled for 21:00 CEST, was delayed to 21:05 CEST due to late team arrival caused by heavy traffic.[12]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "2018/19 Champions League match and draw calendar". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 9 January 2018. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Regulations of the UEFA Champions League 2018/19" (PDF). UEFA.com. 25 February 2018.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Club coefficients". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 10 August 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  4. "Country coefficients 2016/17". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 5.7 "Full Time Summary Matchday 1 – Tuesday 18 September 2018" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 18 September 2018. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.6 6.7 "Full Time Summary Matchday 2 – Wednesday 3 October 2018" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 3 October 2018. Retrieved 3 October 2018.
  7. Kilpatrick, Dan. "Tottenham confirm Wembley date for Manchester City match and stadium will stage Champions League group stage". Evening Standard.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 8.5 8.6 8.7 "Full Time Summary Matchday 1 – Wednesday 19 September 2018" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 19 September 2018. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 "Full Time Summary Matchday 2 – Tuesday 2 October 2018" (PDF). UEFA.org. Union of European Football Associations. 2 October 2018. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  10. "UEFA order Lyon to play Champions League game behind closed doors". ESPN. 27 August 2018. Retrieved 31 August 2018.
  11. "Luzhniki to host UCL games". PFC CSKA Moscow. Retrieved 19 September 2018.
  12. "PREVIEW Man United vs Valencia DELAYED: Live stream, TV channel, kick off time and team news in Champions League match". The Sun. 2 October 2018. Retrieved 2 October 2018.

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