By Andrew Atkinson Chief Sports Editor
Champions League football knockout fixtures are scheduled to get underway in Lisbon, in an 12-day condensed tournament, in August.
Lisbon will host the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final, during August 12-23, with ties played as single legs at the Estadio da Luz and the Estadio Jose Alvalade.
UEFA’s Executive Committee are expected to approve the fixtures at a meeting on June 17.
Original Champions League final hosts Istanbul are to be compensated, with the right to stage a future final.
Champions League quarter-finals: August 12-15. Champions League semi-finals: August 18/19. Champions League final: August 23.
The four outstanding last-16 matches to be completed has yet to be decided. Manchester City were set to play a second-leg match against Real Madrid on March 17 at the Etihad Stadium, leading 2-1 from the first leg in Spain. Chelsea trail 3-0 from the home first leg of their tie against Bayern Munich. The games will be played behind closed doors, at present, due to the coronavirus restrictions.
Champions League last-16 ties: Manchester City vs Real Madrid (2-1 after first leg). Bayern Munich vs Chelsea (3-0). Juventus vs Lyon (0-1). Barcelona vs Napoli (1-1)
Qualified are: Paris Saint-Germain, Atalanta, Atletico Madrid, and RB Leipzig.
A decision has yet to be made on the remaining Europa League games this season, with Germany mooted as a possible venue.
The Women’s Champions League could follow a similar pattern, with reports in Spain suggesting the final games could be split between the Basque cities of Bilbao and San Sebastian.
Europa League last-16 ties: FC Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir (0-1). Wolves vs Olympiacos (1-1). Bayer Leverkusen vs Rangers (3-1). Shaktar Donetsk vs Wolfsburg (2-1). Inter Milan vs Getafe (Both legs yet to be played). Sevilla vs Roma (Both legs yet to be played). FC Basel vs Eintracht Frankfurt (3-0). Manchester United vs LASK (5-0).
UEFA is reportedly eyeing a mid-October start for the group stages of the 2020-21 Champions League.