The Champions League Returns

September 14, 2021 The Champions League Returns

By: Carlos Alvarez

2021-22 UEFA Champions League Actions Begins With Matchday 1 Today

Buckle up, soccer fans. The UEFA Champions League is back! After a year where Chelsea made history as the champs back in June, this year’s competition is a fresh slate after superstar movement stole the show this summer. Lionel Messi is now at PSG. Cristiano Ronaldo joined Manchester United. And the best teams in Europe are back at it again. Here are today’s matchups with more action again tomorrow.


Champions League Schedule (Matchday 1)

Sevilla vs. RB Salzburg (12:45 pm ET)

Man. United vs. Young Boys (12:45 pm ET)

Lille vs. Wolfsburg (3:00 pm ET)

Atalanta vs. Villareal (3:00 pm ET)

Chelsea vs. Zenit (3:00 pm ET)

Juventus vs. Malmo (3:00 pm ET)

Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich (3:00 pm ET)

Dynamo Kyiv vs. Benfica (3:00 pm ET)


Additional Storylines

DraftKings: Champions League Odds: Manchester City & PSG Favorites to Win in 2021-22

CBS Sports: Champions League Preview: Ronaldo, Messi to Make New-Team Debuts, And 4 Other Matchday 1 Storylines


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