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Confirmed Dates for Chelsea Champions League title defence



Confirmed Dates for Chelsea Champions League title defence 1 Sportelo

The dates for Chelsea champions league title defence has been announced.

Chelsea  will head into the 2021/22 season looking to defend their Champions League crown after being victorious back in May 29.

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Having conceded just four goals with two coaches, Frank Lampard and Thomas Tuchel, the latter guided the Blues to the final in Portugal defeating Manchester City by a goal to nill.

Kai Havertz’s goal in the 42nd minute was enough to seal a second Champions League title for the Blues.

Plans for the 2021/22 season to kick start is underway after the Premier League matches were confirmed for the new season, in which Chelsea kick off their campaign against Crystal Palace.

Kai Havertz

Kai Havertz scored the only goal that helped Chelsea win the Champions League. (Photo by Getty Images)

And the schedule for Chelsea’s European campaign has also been released with the matchday weeks for the group stages and knockout rounds.

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will Chelsea be able to replicate last season’s performance that saw them win the trophy? That will only be known when the new season starts in September.

But before then Chelsea will face Villarreal in the Super Cup on August 11.

They are also set to travel to Japan in December for the FIFA Club World Cup.


The 2021/22 Champions League Schedule

Group Stages

Matchday 1: 14/15 September

Matchday 2: 28/29 September

Matchday 3: 19/20 October

Matchday 4: 2/3 November

Matchday 5: 23/24 November

Matchday 6: 7/8 December

Round of 16

First leg: 15/16 or 22/23 February

Second leg: 8/9 or 15/16 March

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First leg: 5/6 April

Second leg: 12/13 April


First leg: 26/27 April

Second leg: 3/4 May


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