2019–20 UEFA Women's Champions League
7–13 August 2019
11 September 2019 – 24 May 2020
|Teams||Knockout phase: 32|
Total: 62 (from 50 associations)
|Goals scored||352 (4.63 per match)|
|Attendance||14,763 (194 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)|| Fenna Kalma|
Berglind Björg Þorvaldsdóttir
The 2019–20 UEFA Women's Champions League will be the 19th edition of the European women's club football championship organised by UEFA, and the 11th edition since being rebranded as the UEFA Women's Champions League.
- 1 Association team allocation
- 2 Round and draw dates
- 3 Qualifying round
- 4 Knockout phase
- 5 Statistics
- 6 See also
- 7 References
- 8 External links
Association team allocation
- Associations 1–12 each have two teams qualify.
- All other associations, should they enter, each have one team qualify.
- The winners of the 2018–19 UEFA Women's Champions League are given an additional entry if they do not qualify for the 2019–20 UEFA Women's Champions League through their domestic league.
An association must have a eleven-a-side women's domestic league (or in special circumstances, a women's domestic cup) to enter a team.
For the 2019–20 UEFA Women's Champions League, the associations are allocated places according to their 2018 UEFA women's country coefficients, which takes into account their performance in European competitions from 2013–14 to 2017–18.
- TH – Additional berth for title holders
- NR – No rank (association did not enter in any of the seasons used for computing coefficients)
- DNE – Did not enter
Unlike the men's Champions League, not every association enters a team, and so the exact number of teams entering in the qualifying round (played as mini-tournaments with four teams in each group) and knockout phase (starting from the round of 32, played as home-and-away two-legged ties except for the one-match final) cannot be determined until the full entry list is known. In general, the title holders, the champions of the top 12 associations, and the runners-up of highest-ranked associations (exact number depending on the number of entries) receive a bye to the round of 32. All other teams (runners-up of lowest-ranked associations and champions of associations starting from 13th) enter the qualifying round, with the group winners and a maximum of two best runners-up advancing to the round of 32.
The following is the access list for this season.
|Teams entering in this round||Teams advancing from previous round|
- TH: Title holders
- CH: Domestic league champions
- RU: Domestic league runners-up
Round and draw dates
|Round||Draw||First leg||Second leg|
|Qualifying round||21 June 2019||7, 10 & 13 August 2019|
|Round of 32||16 August 2019||11–12 September 2019||25–26 September 2019|
|Round of 16||30 September 2019||16–17 October 2019||30–31 October 2019|
|Quarter-finals||8 November 2019||24–25 March 2020||1–2 April 2020|
|Semi-finals||25–26 April 2020||2–3 May 2020|
|Final||24 May 2020 at Viola Park, Vienna|
The draw of the qualifying round was held at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on 21 June 2019, 13:30 CEST. The 40 teams were allocated into four seeding positions based on their UEFA women's club coefficients at the beginning of the season. They were drawn into ten groups of four containing one team from each of the four seeding positions. First, the ten teams which were pre-selected as hosts were drawn from their own designated pot and allocated to their respective group as per their seeding positions. Next, the remaining 30 teams were drawn from their respective pot which are allocated according to their seeding positions.
In each group, teams played against each other in a round-robin mini-tournament at the pre-selected hosts. The ten group winners advanced to the round of 32 to join the 22 teams which received a bye. The matches were played on 7, 10 and 13 August 2019.
|Teams are ranked according to points (3 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss), and if tied on points, the following tiebreaking criteria are applied, in the order given, to determine the rankings (Regulations Articles 15.01 and 15.02):
|2||SFK 2000 (H)||3||2||0||1||7||3||+4||6||—||—||1–0||5–0|
|3||ASA Tel Aviv||3||1||0||2||8||5||+3||3||1–4||—||—||—|
|2||Breznica Pljevlja (H)||3||1||1||1||7||7||0||4||—||—||—||4–4|
|1||FC Minsk||3||3||0||0||16||1||+15||9||Knockout phase||—||—||2–1||12–0|
|2||Zhytlobud-1 Kharkiv (H)||3||2||0||1||9||4||+5||6||0–2||—||—||6–0|
|1||Spartak Subotica||3||2||1||0||21||2||+19||7||Knockout phase||—||—||7–0||12–0|
|3||Slovan Bratislava (H)||3||1||0||2||2||10||−8||3||—||1–3||—||—|
|4||Agarista-ȘS Anenii Noi||3||0||0||3||0||15||−15||0||—||—||0–1||—|
|1||BIIK Kazygurt||3||3||0||0||15||1||+14||9||Knockout phase||—||—||2–0||9–0|
|4||Rīgas FS (H)||3||0||0||3||0||22||−22||0||0–8||—||—||—|
|1||Anderlecht (H)||3||3||0||0||11||3||+8||9||Knockout phase||—||—||—||5–0|
|1||Twente (H)||3||2||1||0||12||2||+10||7||Knockout phase||—||2–2||—||8–0|
|3||Gintra Universitetas (H)||3||1||1||1||3||3||0||4||—||1–2||—||1–0|
Each tie in the knockout phase, apart from the final, is played over two legs, with each team playing one leg at home. The team that scores more goals on aggregate over the two legs advance to the next round. If the aggregate score is level, the away goals rule is applied, i.e. the team that scores more goals away from home over the two legs advances. If away goals are also equal, then extra time is played. The away goals rule is again applied after extra time, i.e. if there are goals scored during extra time and the aggregate score is still level, the visiting team advances by virtue of more away goals scored. If no goals are scored during extra time, the tie is decided by penalty shoot-out. In the final, which is played as a single match, if the score is level at the end of normal time, extra time is played, followed by penalty shoot-out if the score remains tied.
The mechanism of the draws for each round is as follows:
- In the draw for the round of 32, the sixteen teams with the highest UEFA women's club coefficients are seeded (with the title holders being the automatic top seed), and the other sixteen teams are unseeded. The seeded teams are drawn against the unseeded teams, with the seeded teams hosting the second leg. Teams from the same association or the same qualifying round group cannot be drawn against each other.
- In the draw for the round of 16, the eight teams with the highest UEFA women's club coefficients are seeded (with the title holders being the automatic top seed should they qualify), and the other eight teams are unseeded. The seeded teams are drawn against the unseeded teams, with the order of legs decided by draw. Teams from the same association cannot be drawn against each other.
- In the draws for the quarter-finals and semi-finals, there are no seedings, and teams from the same association can be drawn against each other. As the draws for the quarter-finals and semi-finals are held together before the quarter-finals are played, the identity of the teams in the semi-finals are not known at the time of the draw. A draw is also held to determine the "home" team for the final (for administrative purposes as it is played at a neutral venue).
Round of 32
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|Hibernian||2||Slavia Praha||1–4||25 Sep|
|Spartak Subotica||3||Atlético Madrid||2–3||25 Sep|
|Braga||4||Paris Saint-Germain||0–7||26 Sep|
|Vllaznia||5||Fortuna Hjørring||0–1||25 Sep|
|Chertanovo Moscow||6||Glasgow City||0–1||26 Sep|
|Kopparbergs/Göteborg||9||Bayern Munich||1–2||25 Sep|
|St. Pölten||10||Twente||2–4||25 Sep|
|Anderlecht||11||BIIK Kazygurt||1–1||25 Sep|
|Breiðablik||12||Sparta Praha||3–2||26 Sep|
|Mitrovica||13||VfL Wolfsburg||0–10||25 Sep|
|Lugano||15||Manchester City||1–7||25 Sep|
|FC Minsk||16||Zurich||1–0||26 Sep|
- Order of legs reversed after original draw.
Round of 16
The draw for the round of 16 will be held on 30 September 2019. The first legs will be played on 16 and 17 October, and the second legs on 30 and 31 October 2019.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|1||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|2||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|3||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|4||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|5||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|6||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|7||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
|8||16–17 Oct||30–31 Oct|
The draw for the quarter-finals will be held on 8 November 2019. The first legs will be played on 24 and 25 March, and the second legs on 1 and 2 April 2020.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|1||24–25 Mar||1–2 Apr|
|2||24–25 Mar||1–2 Apr|
|3||24–25 Mar||1–2 Apr|
|4||24–25 Mar||2–2 Apr|
The draw for the semi-finals will be held on 8 November 2019, after the completion of the quarter-final draw. The first legs will be played on 25 and 26 April, and the second legs on 2 and 3 May 2020.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|1||25–26 Apr||2–3 May|
|2||25–26 Apr||2–3 May|
The final will be played on 24 May 2020 at the Viola Park in Vienna. The "home" team for the final (for administrative purposes) will be determined by an additional draw held after the quarter-final and semi-final draws.
- — denotes the team did not participate in this stage.
Qualifying goals count towards the topscorer award. Names given in bold are participating in current stage of competition
|Berglind Björg Þorvaldsdóttir||Breiðablik||6||2|
|4||Tijana Filipović||Spartak Subotica||5||0||5|
|Velina Koshuleva||NSA Sofia||5||—|
|Tijana Matić||Spartak Subotica||4||1|
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