Champions League

Up to 16 500 spectators will be allowed to attend the Champions League final in Porto on Saturday, UEFA announced. Photo by Matt Childs/Pool via Getty Images)

UEFA Champions League returns tonight! Matchday 1: fixtures, venues and kick-off times!

Europe’s elite will battle it out for UEFA Champions League honours with the much-anticipated return to action scheduled to kick-off in a few moments!

Champions League

Up to 16 500 spectators will be allowed to attend the Champions League final in Porto on Saturday, UEFA announced. Photo by Matt Childs/Pool via Getty Images)

Europe’s elite will battle it out for UEFA Champions League honours with the much-anticipated return to action scheduled to kick off in a few moments!

16 of the 32 teams will be in action tonight with 8 mouth-watering encounters set to grace the stage on Tuesday evening.

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The pick of the evening’s action sees two footballing giants with massive history between them as a new-look Barcelona hosts Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou. This 21:00 kick-off slot see six matches take place at the same time in what is sure to be a night of action and drama!

Cristiano Ronaldo will be part of the earlier kick-off when Manchester United travel to Switzerland to take on Young Boys in the opening game of the competition. This will be his first Champions League game for United since returning to the English giants.

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Defending champions face a tough test against FC Zenit at Stamford Bridge.

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MATCHDAY 1 FIXTURES – Tuesday, 14 September :

Young Boys vs Manchester United – 18:45

Sevilla vs Salzburg – 18:45

Dynamo Kiev vs Benfica – 21:00

Lille vs Wolfsburg – 21:00

Villarreal vs Atalanta – 21:00

Malmo vs Juventus – 21:00

Barcelona vs Bayern Munich – 21:00

Chelsea vs FC Zenit – 21:00

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