UEFA Champions League Stadium Guides – 2014/2015

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Last Updated: September 3, 2015

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Barcelona celebrating

Overview

  • Barcelona defeated Juventus 3-1 in the final
  • Played at Berlin's Olympiastadion where Italy lifted the 2006 World Cup
  • Last European match of two iconic midfield Playmakers: Xavi and Pirlo

The 2014/2015 season’s represents the 60th iteration of the UEFA Champions League, or the 23rd since the current format was introduced at the start of the 1992/1993 season.

The guide below contains quick links  to each of the participation team’s stadiums, just select one of the tournament’s phases from the list below to get started.

The Final

The final was played on the 6th June 2015 at Berlin’s Olympiastadion infront of a sell-out crowd of 74,475.  FC Barcelona defeated Juventus 3-1 in normal time after goals from Rakitic, Suarez and Neymar. Ex Real-Madrid youth product Morata levelled things in the 55th minute, but the Old Lady were unable to repel Barcelona’s attacking trident.

Inside Berlin's Olympic Stadium

An interior view of the refurbished Olympiastadion, host of the 2006 World Cup, and 2015 Champions League finals.

Qualified Teams

The top two teams progress to the knock-out stages, the third placed also does the same albeit to the Europa League, and the fourth is eliminated from European football entirely.

Group A

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
Atlético Madrid Spain Estadio Vicente Calderon 54,960 1966
Juventus Italy Juventus Stadium 41,254 2011
Olympiacos Greece Georgios Karaiskakis 33,296 2004
Malmo FF Sweden Swedbank Stadium 21,000 2009

Group B

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
Real Madrid Spain Santiago Bernabeu 85,454 1947
Basel Switzerland St. Jakob-Park 38,512 2001
Liverpool England Anfield 45,276 1884
Ludogorets Razgrad Bulgaria Ludogorets Arena 12,500 2011

Group C

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
Monaco France Stade Louis II 18,523 1939
Bayer Leverkusen Germany BayArena 30,210 1958
Zenit Saint Petersburg Russia Petrovsky Stadium 21,405 1925
Benfica Portugal Estádio da Luz 65.647 2003

Group D

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
Borussia Dortmund Germany Signal Iduna Park 65,590 1974
Arsenal FC England The Emirates 60,338 2006
Anderlecht Belgium  Constant Vanden Stock  21,846  1917
Galatasaray Turkey Turk Telekom Arena 52,652 2011

Group E

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
FC Bayern Munich Germany Allianz Arena 70,000 2005
Manchester City England The Etihad 47,405 2003
AS Roma Italy Stadio Olimpico 70,634 1937
CSKA Moscow Russia Arena Khimki 18,636 2008

Group F

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
FC Barcelona Spain Camp Nou 99,354 1957
Paris Saint-Germain France Parc des Princes 48,712 1897
Ajax Netherlands Amsterdam Arena 52,342 1996
APOEL Cyprus GSP Stadium 22,859 1999

Group G

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
Chelsea FC England Stamford Bridge 41,837 1876
FC Shalke 04 Germany Veltins-Arena 54,442 2001
Sporting CP Portugal Estadio Jose Alvalade 50,095 2003
NK Maribor Slovenia Ljudski Vrt 12,994 1952

Group H

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
FC Porto Portugal Estadio do Dragao 50,092 2003
Shakhtar Donetsk Ukraine Arena Lviv 52,187 2009
Athletic Bilbao Spain San Mames 53,289 2013
FC BATE Borisov Belarus Borisov Arena 13,126 2014

Eliminated

Play-off Round

The 10 defeated teams automatically qualify for the group stages of the Europa League.

Team Country Stadium Capacity Opened
Celtic Scotland Celtic Park 60,411 1892
Red Bull Salzburg Austria Red Bull Arena 31,000 2003
AaB Fodbold Denmark Nordjyske Arena 13,997 1960
Steaua București Romania Arena Nationala 55,634 2011
Slovan Bratislava Slovakia Štadión Pasienky  11,591 1962
Beşiktaş Turkey Vodafone Arena 41,903 2015
Standard Liège Belgium Stade Maurice Dufrasne 30,023 1909
FC Copenhagen Denmark Telia Park 38,065 1992
Lille OSC France Stade Pierre-Mauroy 50,186 2012
SSC Napoli Italy Stadio San Paolo 60,023 1959

Other Rounds

We didn’t feel it necessary to list all participants in both the three preceding qualification rounds, but if you wish to find out who the teams were then please visit this wikipedia page.


By Football Tripper

Last Updated: September 3, 2015

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