2020–21 UEFA Champions League group stage

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2020–21 UEFA Champions League group stage

The 2020–21 UEFA Champions League group stage began on 20 October 2020 and ended on 9 December 2020.[1]

Draw[change | change source]

The draw was held at the RTS Studios in Geneva, Switzerland on 1 October 2020 at 17:00 CEST.[2]

On each matchday, one set of four groups played their matches on Tuesday, while the other set of four groups played their matches on Wednesday. With the two sets of groups alternating between each matchday. The fixtures were decided after the draw. Using a computer draw not shown to public, with the following match sequence.

Group stage schedule
Matchday Dates
Matchday 1 20–21 October 2020
Matchday 2 27–28 October 2020
Matchday 3 3–4 November 2020
Matchday 4 24–25 November 2020
Matchday 5 1–2 December 2020
Matchday 6 8–9 December 2020

Teams[change | change source]

Below were the participating teams (with their 2020 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
Pot 1 (by association rank)
Assoc. Team Notes Coeff.
TH & 4 Germany Bayern Munich 136.000
EL Spain Sevilla 102.000
1 Spain Real Madrid 134.000
2 England Liverpool 99.000
3 Italy Juventus 117.000
5 France Paris Saint-Germain 113.000
6 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 64.000
7 Portugal Porto 75.000
Pot 2
Team Notes Coeff.
Spain Barcelona 128.000
Spain Atlético Madrid 127.000
England Manchester City 116.000
England Manchester United 100.000
Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 85.000
Germany Borussia Dortmund 85.000
England Chelsea 83.000
Netherlands Ajax 69.500
Pot 3
Team Notes Coeff.
Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv [LP] 55.000
Austria Red Bull Salzburg [CP] 53.500
Germany RB Leipzig 49.000
Italy Inter Milan 44.000
Greece Olympiacos [CP] 43.000
Italy Lazio 41.000
Russia Krasnodar [LP] 35.500
Italy Atalanta 33.500
Pot 4
Team Notes Coeff.
Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 33.000
France Marseille 31.000
Belgium Club Brugge 28.500
Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 26.000
Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir 21.500
Denmark Midtjylland [CP] 14.500
France Rennes 14.000
Hungary Ferencváros [CP] 9.000

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).

Groups[change | change source]

The matchdays were 20–21 October, 27–28 October, 3–4 November, 24–25 November, 1–2 December, and 8–9 December 2020. The scheduled kickoff times were 21:00 CET/CEST, with two matches on each Tuesday and Wednesday scheduled for 18:55 CET/CEST.[4]

Times were CET/CEST,[note 1] as listed by UEFA (local times, if different, are in parentheses).

Group A[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification BAY ATM SAL LMO
1 Germany Bayern Munich 6 5 1 0 18 5 +13 16 Advance to knockout phase 4–0 3–1 2–0
2 Spain Atlético Madrid 6 2 3 1 7 8 −1 9 1–1 3–2 0–0
3 Austria Red Bull Salzburg 6 1 1 4 10 17 −7 4 Transfer to Europa League 2–6 0–2 2–2
4 Russia Lokomotiv Moscow 6 0 3 3 5 10 −5 3 1–2 1–1 1–3
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Red Bull Salzburg Austria2–2Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
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Bayern Munich Germany4–0Spain Atlético Madrid
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Lokomotiv Moscow Russia1–2Germany Bayern Munich
Report
Attendance: 8,196[6]
Atlético Madrid Spain3–2Austria Red Bull Salzburg
Report

Lokomotiv Moscow Russia1–1Spain Atlético Madrid
Report
Attendance: 8,147[7]
Red Bull Salzburg Austria2–6Germany Bayern Munich
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Atlético Madrid Spain0–0Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
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Bayern Munich Germany3–1Austria Red Bull Salzburg
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Lokomotiv Moscow Russia1–3Austria Red Bull Salzburg
Report
Attendance: 6,759[9]
Atlético Madrid Spain1–1Germany Bayern Munich
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Bayern Munich Germany2–0Russia Lokomotiv Moscow
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Red Bull Salzburg Austria0–2Spain Atlético Madrid
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Group B[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification RMA MGB SHK INT
1 Spain Real Madrid 6 3 1 2 11 9 +2 10 Advance to knockout phase 2–0 2–3 3–2
2 Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach 6 2 2 2 16 9 +7 8[a] 2–2 4–0 2–3
3 Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk 6 2 2 2 5 12 −7 8[a] Transfer to Europa League 2–0 0–6 0–0
4 Italy Inter Milan 6 1 3 2 7 9 −2 6 0–2 2–2 0–0
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Head-to-head points: Borussia Mönchengladbach 6, Shakhtar Donetsk 0.
Real Madrid Spain2–3Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
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Inter Milan Italy2–2Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
Report
Attendance: 1,000[5]

Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine0–0Italy Inter Milan
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Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany2–2Spain Real Madrid
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Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine0–6Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
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Real Madrid Spain3–2Italy Inter Milan
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Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany4–0Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
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Inter Milan Italy0–2Spain Real Madrid
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Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine2–0Spain Real Madrid
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Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany2–3Italy Inter Milan
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Real Madrid Spain2–0Germany Borussia Mönchengladbach
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Inter Milan Italy0–0Ukraine Shakhtar Donetsk
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Group C[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification MCI POR OLY MAR
1 England Manchester City 6 5 1 0 13 1 +12 16 Advance to knockout phase 3–1 3–0 3–0
2 Portugal Porto 6 4 1 1 10 3 +7 13 0–0 2–0 3–0
3 Greece Olympiacos 6 1 0 5 2 10 −8 3[a] Transfer to Europa League 0–1 0–2 1–0
4 France Marseille 6 1 0 5 2 13 −11 3[a] 0–3 0–2 2–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Tied on head-to-head points (3). Head-to-head away goals: Olympiacos 1, Marseille 0.
Manchester City England3–1Portugal Porto
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Olympiacos Greece1–0France Marseille
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Porto Portugal2–0Greece Olympiacos
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Marseille France0–3England Manchester City
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Manchester City England3–0Greece Olympiacos
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Porto Portugal3–0France Marseille
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Olympiacos Greece0–1England Manchester City
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Marseille France0–2Portugal Porto
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Marseille France2–1Greece Olympiacos
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Porto Portugal0–0England Manchester City
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Manchester City England3–0France Marseille
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Olympiacos Greece0–2Portugal Porto
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Group D[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification LIV ATA AJX MID
1 England Liverpool 6 4 1 1 10 3 +7 13 Advance to knockout phase 0–2 1–0 2–0
2 Italy Atalanta 6 3 2 1 10 8 +2 11 0–5 2–2 1–1
3 Netherlands Ajax 6 2 1 3 7 7 0 7 Transfer to Europa League 0–1 0–1 3–1
4 Denmark Midtjylland 6 0 2 4 4 13 −9 2 1–1 0–4 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Ajax Netherlands0–1England Liverpool
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Midtjylland Denmark0–4Italy Atalanta
Report

Liverpool England2–0Denmark Midtjylland
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Atalanta Italy2–2Netherlands Ajax
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Midtjylland Denmark1–2Netherlands Ajax
Report
Attendance: 132[7]
Atalanta Italy0–5England Liverpool
Report

Liverpool England0–2Italy Atalanta
Report
Ajax Netherlands3–1Denmark Midtjylland
Report

Liverpool England1–0Netherlands Ajax
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Atalanta Italy1–1Denmark Midtjylland
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Ajax Netherlands0–1Italy Atalanta
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Midtjylland Denmark1–1England Liverpool
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Group E[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification CHE SEV KRA REN
1 England Chelsea 6 4 2 0 14 2 +12 14 Advance to knockout phase 0–0 1–1 3–0
2 Spain Sevilla 6 4 1 1 9 8 +1 13 0–4 3–2 1–0
3 Russia Krasnodar 6 1 2 3 6 11 −5 5 Transfer to Europa League 0–4 1–2 1–0
4 France Rennes 6 0 1 5 3 11 −8 1 1–2 1–3 1–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Chelsea England0–0Spain Sevilla
Report
Rennes France1–1Russia Krasnodar
Report

Krasnodar Russia0–4England Chelsea
Report
Sevilla Spain1–0France Rennes
Report

Sevilla Spain3–2Russia Krasnodar
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Chelsea England3–0France Rennes
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Krasnodar Russia1–2Spain Sevilla
Report
Attendance: 10,554[14]
Referee: Marco Guida (Italy)
Rennes France1–2England Chelsea
Report

Krasnodar Russia1–0France Rennes
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Sevilla Spain0–4England Chelsea
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Chelsea England1–1Russia Krasnodar
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Rennes France1–3Spain Sevilla
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Group F[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification DOR LAZ BRU ZEN
1 Germany Borussia Dortmund 6 4 1 1 12 5 +7 13 Advance to knockout phase 1–1 3–0 2–0
2 Italy Lazio 6 2 4 0 11 7 +4 10 3–1 2–2 3–1
3 Belgium Club Brugge 6 2 2 2 8 10 −2 8 Transfer to Europa League 0–3 1–1 3–0
4 Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg 6 0 1 5 4 13 −9 1 1–2 1–1 1–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia1–2Belgium Club Brugge
Report
Lazio Italy3–1Germany Borussia Dortmund
Report
Attendance: 1,000[11]

Borussia Dortmund Germany2–0Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
Report
Club Brugge Belgium1–1Italy Lazio
Report

Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia1–1Italy Lazio
Report
Club Brugge Belgium0–3Germany Borussia Dortmund
Report

Lazio Italy3–1Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
Report
Borussia Dortmund Germany3–0Belgium Club Brugge
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Borussia Dortmund Germany1–1Italy Lazio
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Club Brugge Belgium3–0Russia Zenit Saint Petersburg
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Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia1–2Germany Borussia Dortmund
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Lazio Italy2–2Belgium Club Brugge
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Group G[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification JUV BAR DKV FER
1 Italy Juventus 6 5 0 1 14 4 +10 15[a] Advance to knockout phase 0–2 3–0 2–1
2 Spain Barcelona 6 5 0 1 16 5 +11 15[a] 0–3 2–1 5–1
3 Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv 6 1 1 4 4 13 −9 4 Transfer to Europa League 0–2 0–4 1–0
4 Hungary Ferencváros 6 0 1 5 5 17 −12 1 1–4 0–3 2–2
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Tied on head-to-head points (3). Head-to-head goal difference: Juventus +1, Barcelona –1.
Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine0–2Italy Juventus
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Barcelona Spain5–1Hungary Ferencváros
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Juventus Italy0–2Spain Barcelona
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Ferencváros Hungary2–2Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
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Barcelona Spain2–1Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
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Ferencváros Hungary1–4Italy Juventus
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Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine0–4Spain Barcelona
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Juventus Italy2–1Hungary Ferencváros
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Juventus Italy3–0Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv
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Ferencváros Hungary0–3Spain Barcelona
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Barcelona Spain0–3Italy Juventus
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Dynamo Kyiv Ukraine1–0Hungary Ferencváros
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Group H[change | change source]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification PAR RBL MUN IBFK
1 France Paris Saint-Germain 6 4 0 2 13 6 +7 12[a] Advance to knockout phase 1–0 1–2 5–1
2 Germany RB Leipzig 6 4 0 2 11 12 −1 12[a] 2–1 3–2 2–0
3 England Manchester United 6 3 0 3 15 10 +5 9 Transfer to Europa League 1–3 5–0 4–1
4 Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir 6 1 0 5 7 18 −11 3 0–2 3–4 2–1
Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Tied on head-to-head points (3). Head-to-head away goals: Paris Saint-Germain 1, RB Leipzig 0.
Paris Saint-Germain France1–2England Manchester United
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RB Leipzig Germany2–0Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
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İstanbul Başakşehir Turkey0–2France Paris Saint-Germain
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Manchester United England5–0Germany RB Leipzig
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Attendance: 577[12]
Referee: Matej Jug (Slovenia)

İstanbul Başakşehir Turkey2–1England Manchester United
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RB Leipzig Germany2–1France Paris Saint-Germain
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Manchester United England4–1Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
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Paris Saint-Germain France1–0Germany RB Leipzig
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İstanbul Başakşehir Turkey3–4Germany RB Leipzig
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Manchester United England1–3France Paris Saint-Germain
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Paris Saint-Germain France5–1Turkey İstanbul Başakşehir
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RB Leipzig Germany3–2England Manchester United
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Notes[change | change source]

  1. CEST (UTC+2) for dates up to 24 October 2020 (matchday 1), and CET (UTC+1) for dates thereafter (matchdays 2–6).
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 2.11 2.12 2.13 2.14 2.15 2.16 2.17 2.18 2.19 2.20 2.21 2.22 2.23 2.24 2.25 2.26 2.27 2.28 2.29 2.30 2.31 2.32 2.33 2.34 2.35 2.36 2.37 2.38 2.39 2.40 2.41 2.42 2.43 2.44 2.45 2.46 2.47 2.48 2.49 2.50 2.51 2.52 2.53 2.54 2.55 2.56 2.57 2.58 2.59 2.60 2.61 2.62 2.63 2.64 2.65 2.66 2.67 Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe, the match was played behind closed doors.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Real Madrid played their home matches at Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium, Madrid, instead of their regular stadium Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Shakhtar Donetsk played their home matches at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium, Kyiv, instead of their regular stadium Donbass Arena, Donetsk, due to the war conditions in Eastern Ukraine.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Ferencváros played their home matches against Juventus and Barcelona at Puskás Aréna, Budapest, instead of their regular stadium Groupama Arena, Budapest.[17]
  6. 6.0 6.1 The Paris Saint-Germain v İstanbul Başakşehir match was suspended after 14 minutes, with the score 0–0 at the time, as both teams left the pitch in protest after an alleged racist incident by a match official directed at the assistant manager of İstanbul Başakşehir;[18] then resumed on 9 December 2020, 18:55 CET, with a new team of match officials.

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