Stadiums must be chosen by the home club and announced to its opponents and the UEFA administration by the deadline set by the latter and communicated in writing.
The home club must ensure that the stadium is easily accessible and located within an acceptable distance of an international airport. For matches in the UEFA Champions League path, the home club must ensure that the stadium is not located more than a 45-minute bus drive from the corresponding UEFA Champions League stadium.
The home club must assist the visiting club with the selection of its hotel, which should be within a 30-minute bus drive of the selected stadium.
If a senior team’s UEFA Champions League matches have to be moved to another city and this is communicated before the draw, the corresponding UEFA Youth League matches in the UEFA Champions League path will be played in the city of the UEFA Youth League home team, unless the clubs and the UEFA administration agree otherwise.
If a senior team’s UEFA Champions League match has to be moved to another city due to unforeseen circumstances and this is communicated after the match dates have been announced in accordance with, the UEFA administration will decide on the venue for the corresponding UEFA Youth League match in the UEFA Champions League path in consultation with the two clubs.
With the exception of matches that are televised, home teams are free to decide on kick-off times (after consultation with the visiting team).
UEFA reserves the right to decide on the kick-off times of matches that are televised (after consultation with the two teams).
Kick-off times must be announced to opponents and the UEFA administration at least one month prior to the match in question, with the exception of the first two matchdays of the UEFA Champions League path group stage and the first round of the domestic champions path, the kick-off times for which must be announced the day of the respective draws. The kick-off times for the play-offs, the round of 16 and the quarter-finals must be announced to the opponents and UEFA administration by the deadline set and communicated by the UEFA administration.