Women’s Champions League round 2: Madrid vs City, Wolfsburg vs Bordeaux | UEFA Women’s Champions League

UEFA Women’s Champions League round 2 begins on Tuesday 31 August with the 12 two-legged ties deciding the groups that can be part of holders Barcelona and fellow direct entrants Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern München and Chelsea within the new group stage operating from October.The 15 groups progressing from round 1, amongst them 2006/07 winners Arsenal, have joined 9 sides starting at this stage, together with report seven-time champions Lyon and two-time title holders Wolfsburg.

The ties embrace Real Madrid, amongst 4 European debutants hoping to achieve the group stage, taking over two-time semi-finalists Manchester City. In March City misplaced within the final eight to Barcelona however within the second leg had been certainly one of solely two groups to beat the Blaugrana over 90 minutes all season.First legsTuesday 31 AugustApollon LFC vs WFC Kharkiv (17:00)Rosengård vs Hoffenheim (19:00)Twente vs Benfica (19:30)Arsenal vs Slavia Praha (20:30)Real Madrid vs Manchester City (21:00)Wednesday 1 SeptemberOsijek vs Breidablik (18:00)Wolfsburg vs Bordeaux (18:00)Sparta Praha vs Køge (18:00)Vålerenga vs Häcken (19:00)Vllaznia vs Juventus (19:00)Servette FC Chênois vs Glasgow City (20:00)Levante vs Lyon (21:00)New format, season calendarSecond legsWednesday 8 SeptemberGlasgow City vs Servette (16:00)Lyon vs Levante (18:00) Køge vs Sparta Praha (18:00)Hoffenheim vs Rosengård (19:00)Bordeaux vs Wolfsburg (19:00)Häcken vs Vålerenga (19:00)Manchester City vs Real Madrid (20:00)Thursday 9 SeptemberWFC Kharkiv vs Apollon LFC (17:00)Slavia Praha vs Arsenal (18:30)Breidablik vs Osijek (19:00)Benfica vs Twente (20:00)Juventus vs Vllaznia (20:00)Team informationLyon’s five-year reign as champions was ended final season; they’ve a report seven titles total.Wolfsburg have received this competitors twice and Arsenal claimed the title in 2006/07.Køge and Real Madrid will make their European debuts on this round whereas Bordeaux and Hoffenheim got here by way of round 1 on their first UEFA competitors entries.Häcken beforehand entered as Göteborg.Juventus have a further motivation to achieve this season’s closing, with the May showpiece to be held of their males’s stadium.Manchester City and Rosengård (as Malmö) have beforehand reached the semi-finals, whereas Breidablik, Glasgow City, Häcken (as Göteborg), Sparta and Slavia have all made the final eight up to now.Have by no means reached the final 16 on any earlier entry below previous codecs: Apollon, Benfica, Juventus, Kharkiv, Servette, Vålerenga, Vllaznia.Breidablik might be the primary workforce from Iceland to achieve the group stage of a serious UEFA males’s or girls’s membership competitors.Arsenal knocked out Slavia within the 2019/20 round of 16 with Vivianne Miedema scoring 4 targets in Prague and a hat-trick within the dwelling return.Apollon beat Kharkiv 3-0 within the 2012/13 qualifying round in Limassol.

Top 5 targets of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions LeagueSeason calendarGroup stage draw13 SeptemberGroup stageMatchday 1: 5/6 OctoberMatchday 2: 13/14 OctoberMatchday 3: 9/10 NovemberMatchday 4: 17/18 NovemberMatchday 5: 8/9 DecemberMatchday 6: 15/16 DecemberQuarter-final & semi-final draw20 DecemberQuarter-finalsFirst leg: 22/23 MarchSecond leg: 30/31 MarchSemi-finalsFirst leg: 23/24 AprilSecond leg: 30 April/1 MayUltimate (Juventus Stadium, Turin)Date tbc


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