By Oyediji Oluwaseun Babatunde
Sports Writer, kick442.com Nigeria
The remaining matches of 2019-2020 UEFA Women’s Champions League will be hosted at Bilbao and San Sebastián from 21 to 30 August.
All remaining matches in UEFA Women’s Champions League will be played as an eight-team straight knock-out tournament at the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao and the Anoeta Stadium in San Sebastián, the UEFA Executive Committee has announced.
According to the UEFA website, the quarter-finals will be played on 21 August and 22 August, and the semi-finals on 25 and 26 August. The final will take place in San Sebastián on 30 August.
A draw will also take place at UEFA in Nyon on 26 June to determine the order of matches and the final match schedule will be communicated by UEFA after the draw.
Kick442.com had earlier reported that the UEFA Women’s Champions League finals of the coming years will take place in Gothenburg (2021), Turin (2022), and Eindhoven (2023).
Five substitutions will be allowed in all the remaining matches, in accordance with the temporary change to the Laws of the Game, whereas the number of substitutions for the season will remain at three.
Asisat Oshoala of FC Barcelona is the only Super Falcons player in the 2019-2020 UEFA Women’s Champions League as her club will square up with Spanish rival, Atletico Madrid for a place in the semi-final.
Oshoala scored Barcelona’s lone goal in the final of 2018-2019 final where PSG defeated her side 4-1.
Quarter-finals (21/22 August, allocation TBC)
Atlético Madrid vs Barcelona
Lyon vs Bayern München
Glasgow City vs Wolfsburg
Arsenal vs Paris Saint-Germain
Semi-finals (25/26 August, allocation TBC)
1: Arsenal/Paris vs Lyon/Bayern
2: Glasgow/Wolfsburg vs Atlético/Barcelona
Final (20:00 CET, 30 August: Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastián)
Winner semi-final 2 vs Winner semi-final 1
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