The 2018–19 UEFA Champions League is the 64th season of Europe’s premier club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 27th season since it was renamed from the European Champion Clubs’ Cup to the UEFA Champions League.
The final will be played at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain. The winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League will earn the right to play against the winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Europa League in the 2019 UEFA Super Cup. They will also automatically qualify for the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League group stage, and if they have already qualified through their league performance, the berth reserved will be given to the champions of the 2018–19 Austrian Bundesliga, the 11th-ranked association according to next season’s access list.
Real Madrid are the defending champions, having won the title for three successive seasons in 2015–16, 2016–17 and 2017–18.
UEFA Champions League 2018-19 Schedule
UEFA Champions League 2018-19 season start with the preliminary round on 12 June 2018 which will be followed by first and second qualifying rounds on 19th June 2018. The playoffs takes place on 06 August 2018 and the tournament proper beings on 18-19 September 2018 with the match day one of group stages. The group stage draw will be made on Friday, Thursday 30 August 2018. Below is the entire UEFA Champions League calendar with match day dates and the draw dates.
|1st & 2nd Qualifying (Draw)||19 June 2018|
|1st Qualifying Round Matches||10-11 July 2018 & 17-18 July 2017|
|2nd Qualifying Round Matches||24-25 July 2018 & 31 July – 01 August 2018|
|3rd Qualifying (Draw)||23 July 2018|
|3rd Qualifying Round Matches||07-08 August 2018 & 14 August 2018|
|Play-off Draw||6 August 2018|
|Play-off round Matches||21-22 August 2018 & 28-29 August 2018|
|GROUP STAGE DRAW||Friday, 30 August 2018|
|Matchday 1 (Group Stage)||18-19 September 2018|
|Matchday 2 (Group Stage)||03-04 October 2018|
|Matchday 3 (Group Stage)||23-24 October 2018|
|Matchday 4 (Group Stage)||06-07 November 2018|
|Matchday 5 (Group Stage)||27-28 November 2018|
|Matchday 6 (Group Stage)||11-12 December 2018|
|First Knockout Stage Draw||17 December 2018|
|1st Legs (Round of 16)||12–13 & 19–20 February 2019|
|2nd Legs (Round of 16)||5–6 & 12–13 March 2019|
|Quarter-Finals Draw||Friday, 15 March 2019|
|1st Legs (Quarter-Finals)||9–10 April 2019|
|2nd Legs (Quarter-Finals)||16–17 April 2019|
|Semi-Finals Draw||Friday, 19 April 2019|
|1st Legs (Semi-Finals)||30 April – 1 May 2019|
|2nd Legs (Semi-Finals)||7–8 May 2019|
|Champions League 2018-19 Final||Saturday, 1 June 2019|
Champions League 2018-19 Teams: Once the 2017-18 league season are over around Europe we will have our confirmed 22 teams who will go straight into the group stages while 10 more teams will join them after the three qualifying rounds and the playoff has been played in mid august. The seedings will be announced before the 2018-19 group stage draw takes place on Friday, 30th August 2018.
Champions League 2018-19 – Tickets: General public sale for tickets of Champions League 2018-19 final at Wandametropolitan in Madrid will start from 03 March to 23 March 2019. While the earlier games including group stages and other knockout ties tickets can bought from the respected club’s official websites or ticket exchange sites like Viagogo.co.uk and ticketmaster.com.
UEFA only control tickets for the final match which is ofcourse played at neutral stadiums and to get Champions League final tickets you have to act during the general public sale which goes live after the round of 16 matches. We will have more updates about ticketing process right here.
Champions League 2018-19 Wandametropolitan Final Ticket Prices:
This is how each category is priced for the final match and buying tickets through UEFA’s official ticket portal is the best way to get your hands on face valued tickets.
- Category 1: €410
- Category 2: €300
- Category 3: €175
- Category 4: €80