What's next for FC Bayern in the Champions League

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FC Bayern are in the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the 18th time. After the 3-0 win in the first leg at Chelsea at the end of February, the record champions progressed through to last eight on Saturday evening with a 4-1 win at home in the Allianz Arena. Now head coach Hansi Flick's team will travel to Lisbon for the final knockout tournament, where Bayern, RB Leipzig, Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Olympique Lyonnais, Manchester City and Atalanta will all be competing for the Champions League crown.

Algarve base for FCB

Manuel Neuer & co. will travel to Portugal on Sunday afternoon, where the team will be based in Lagos, some 300 kilometres from Lisbon. At the southern tip of the Algarve, the Bavarians will be able to concentrate and focus on their preparations for the quarter-final against Barcelona on 14 August (kick-off 21:00 CEST) at Benfica's Estádio da Luz stadium. The day before the game, the team from Munich will travel to Lisbon and, as usual, complete their final training ahead of the game the evening before.

fcbayern.com will be there and will keep you up to date on the team's training sessions and their preparations for the final tournament!

Format:

The current Champions League competition will be played out in Lisbon in the space of 12 days. The quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final will be played as a simple single-game knockout tournament.

Quarter-finals:

Wednesday, August 12: Atalanta vs. Paris Saint-Germain
Thursday, 13 August: RB Leipzig vs. Atlético Madrid
Friday, 14 August: FC Barcelona vs. FC Bayern
Saturday, August 15: Manchester City vs. Olympique Lyon

Kick-off time for all games is 21:00 CEST.

Venues:

The venues for the final tournament will be the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica (also known as Estádio da Luz, home of Benfica - the venue for the final) and the Estádio José Alvelade, home of local rivals Sporting Lisbon.

In the return leg of the last sixteen against Chelsea, FC Bayern breezed through to progress to the quarter-finals. Click here to read the match report 👇

Rule changes:

Due to the matches being suspended since 11 March, UEFA has made the following changes for the rest of the season:
Each competing team has the chance to register three new players. However, this is subject to the condition that these players must have already been registered with their respective club at the last registration deadline of 3 February 2020. Due to this, no newly transferred players may be used.

As in the previous Bundesliga season restart period, five substitutions are permitted in all remaining matches.

Furthermore, UEFA has changed its rule on yellow card suspensions. This time, yellow cards will be expunged after the round of sixteen rather than after the quarter-finals.

You'll find all the Champions League 2020 news here 👇