Article 15 Match system – play-offs - Champions League

Regulations of the UEFA Champions League

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Competition Regulations
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Clubs
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UCL
FullSeasonYears
2021/22
EnforcementDate
1 May 2021
15.01

Play-off matches are played in accordance with the cup (knockout) system, with each club playing each opponent twice, in home and away matches. The team that scores the greater aggregate of goals in the two matches qualifies for the UEFA Champions League group stage. Otherwise, Article 20 applies.

15.02

The clubs defeated in the play-offs are entitled to a place in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League in progress.