Champions League 2023/24: Schedule, groups, fixtures and match dates

Newcastle United face a brutally tough draw in their return to the Champions League after being knocked out of Group F by Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan.

Manchester United face Harry Kane’s Bayern Munich and Turkish champions Galatasaray in Group A, and new striker Rasmus Hojlund also faces his old club Copenhagen.

Arsenal face Europa League champions Sevilla as well as PSV Eindhoven and Lens, while defending champions Manchester City face RB Leipzig, Young Boys and Red Star Belgrade.

Like Newcastle, Celtic were in pot four and also face a difficult group against Dutch champions Feyenoord, Atlético Madrid and Lazio.

Games begin on Tuesday, September 19th and end on Wednesday, December 13th.

Schedule of the group stage of the Champions League 2023/24

Matchday 1

September 19th

AC Milan vs Newcastle (17:45)

Young Boys against Leipzig (17:45)

Feyenoord vs Celtic (20:00)

Lazio Rome vs Atlético de Madrid (8:00 p.m.)

Paris vs Dortmund (8:00 p.m.)

Man City vs Crvena zvezda (20:00)

Barcelona vs Antwerp (8:00 p.m.)

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Porto (20:00)

September 20th

Galatasaray vs Copenhagen (17:45)

Real Madrid vs Union Berlin (17:45)

Bayern vs Man United (8:00 p.m.)

Sevilla vs Lens (20:00)

Arsenal vs PSV Eindhoven (20:00)

Braga vs Napoli (20:00)

Benfica vs. Salzburg (8:00 p.m.)

Real Sociedad vs Inter (20:00)

Matchday 2

October 3

Union Berlin vs Braga (17:45)

Salzburg vs Real Sociedad (17:45)

Man United vs Galatasaray (8:00 p.m.)

Copenhagen vs. Bayern (8:00 p.m.)

Lens vs Arsenal (20:00)

PSV Eindhoven vs Sevilla (20:00)

Naples vs Real Madrid (8:00 p.m.)

Inter vs Benfica (20:00)

4th of October

Atlético de Madrid vs Feyenoord (17:45)

Antwerp vs. Shakhtar Donetsk (17:45)

Celtic vs Lazio (8:00 p.m.)

Dortmund vs Milan (8:00 p.m.)

Newcastle vs Paris (20:00)

Leipzig vs Man City (8:00 p.m.)

Crvena zvezda vs. Young Boys (20:00)

Porto vs Barcelona (20:00)

Matchday 3

October 24th

Galatasaray vs Bayern (17:45)

Inter vs Salzburg (17:45)

Man United vs Copenhagen (8:00 p.m.)

Sevilla vs Arsenal (8:00 p.m.)

Lens vs PSV Eindhoven (20:00)

Braga vs Real Madrid (20:00)

Union Berlin vs Naples (8:00 p.m.)

Benfica vs Real Sociedad (20:00)

October 25

Feyenoord vs Lazio (17:45)

Barcelona vs. Shakhtar Donetsk (17:45)

Celtic vs Atlético de Madrid (8:00 p.m.)

Paris vs Milan (8:00 p.m.)

Newcastle vs Dortmund (20:00)

Leipzig vs Crvena zvezda (20:00)

Young Boys vs Man City (8:00 p.m.)

Antwerp vs. Porto (20:00)

Matchday 4

November 7th

Dortmund vs Newcastle (17:45)

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Barcelona (17:45)

Atlético de Madrid vs Celtic (8:00 p.m.)

Lazio vs Feyenoord (20:00)

Milan vs Paris (8:00 p.m.)

Man City vs Young Boys (20:00)

Crvena zvezda vs Leipzig (20:00)

Porto vs Royal Antwerp (20:00)

November 8th

Naples vs Union Berlin (5:45 p.m.)

Real Sociedad vs Benfica (17:45)

Bayern vs Galatasaray (8:00 p.m.)

Copenhagen vs Man United (8:00 p.m.)

Arsenal vs Sevilla (8:00 p.m.)

PSV Eindhoven vs Lens (20:00)

Real Madrid vs Braga (8:00 p.m.)

Salzburg vs. Inter (8:00 p.m.)

Matchday 5

November 28th

Lazio vs Celtic (17:45)

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Antwerp (17:45)

Feyenoord vs. Atlético de Madrid (20:00)

Paris vs Newcastle (8:00 p.m.)

Milan vs Dortmund (8:00 p.m.)

Man City vs Leipzig (8:00 p.m.)

Young Boys vs Crvena zvezda (20:00)

Barcelona vs Porto (8:00 p.m.)

November 29th

Galatasaray vs Man United (17:45)

Sevilla vs PSV Eindhoven (17:45)

Bayern vs Copenhagen (8:00 p.m.)

Arsenal vs Lens (8:00 p.m.)

Real Madrid vs Naples (8:00 p.m.)

Braga vs Union Berlin (20:00):

Benfica vs Inter (20:00)

Real Sociedad vs. Salzburg (8:00 p.m.)

Matchday 6

12th of December

Lens vs Sevilla (17:45)

PSV Eindhoven vs Arsenal (17:45)

Man United vs Bayern (8:00 p.m.)

Copenhagen vs Galatasaray (20:00)

Napoli vs Braga (20:00)

Union Berlin vs Real Madrid (8:00 p.m.)

Inter vs Real Sociedad (20:00)

Salzburg vs. Benfica (8:00 p.m.)

13th December

Leipzig vs Young Boys (17:45)

Red Star vs Man City (17:45)

Atlético de Madrid vs. Lazio (8:00 p.m.)

Celtic vs Feyenoord (20:00)

Dortmund vs Paris (8:00 p.m.)

Newcastle vs Milan (20:00)

Porto vs Shakhtar Donetsk (20:00)

Antwerp vs. Barcelona (20:00)

When is the Champions League final?

The final will take place on June 1, 2024 at Wembley Stadium in London.

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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