A total of 22 teams automatically enter the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League group stage with the remaining slots taken by the ten sides who come through qualifying.

The 2016/17 UEFA Champions League began with the draw for the first and second qualifying rounds at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on 20 June 2016 and will end with the final at Cardiff’s National Stadium of Wales on Saturday 3 June 2016.

FULL SEASON CALENDAR

A country’s representation in the UEFA Champions League is determined by its UEFA coefficient ranking at the start of the previous season, which is calculated over a five-year basis. Twenty-two teams automatically enter this season’s competition in the group stage (including Sevilla as UEFA Europa League winners), with a further 56 teams taking part in qualifying.

Group stage (draw 25 August)

Real Madrid (ESP, holders) coefficient: 176.142
Barcelona (ESP) 159.142
Leicester City (ENG) 15.256
Bayern München (GER) 163.035
Juventus (ITA) 107.087
Benfica (POR) 116.616
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 112.549
CSKA Moskva (RUS) 48.716
Atlético Madrid (ESP) 144.142
Borussia Dortmund (GER) 110.035
Arsenal (ENG) 105.256
Manchester City (ENG) 99.256
Sevilla (ESP) 95.642
Porto (POR) 92.616
Napoli (ITA) 90.087
Bayer Leverkusen (GER) 89.035
Basel (SUI) 87.755
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) 74.256
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) 65.976
Lyon (FRA) 63.049
PSV Eindhoven (NED) 57.112
Sporting CP (POR) 51.616
Club Brugge (BEL) 43.000
Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER) 42.035
Celtic (SCO) 40.460
Monaco (FRA) 36.549
Beşiktaş (TUR) 34.920
Legia Warszawa (POL) 28.000
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) 25.775
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 25.625
FC København (DEN) 24.720
Rostov (RUS) 11.716

Play-off round (draw 5 August)

Champions route
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 44.585
FC Salzburg (AUT) 42.520
Celtic (SCO) 40.460
APOEL (CYP) 35.935
Legia Warszawa (POL) 28.000
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) 25.775
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 25.625
FC København (DEN) 24.720
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) 4.725
Dundalk (IRL) 2.590

League route
Manchester City (ENG) 99.256
Porto (POR) 92.616
Villarreal (ESP) 60.142
Ajax (NED) 58.112
Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER) 42.035
Roma (ITA) 41.587
Steaua București (ROU) 36.576
Monaco (FRA) 36.549
Young Boys (SUI) 24.755
Rostov (RUS) 11.716

Third qualifying round

Champions route
Olympiacos (GRE) 70.940
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE) 44.585
FC Salzburg (AUT) 42.520
Celtic (SCO) 40.460
APOEL (CYP) 35.935
BATE Borisov (BLR) 34.000
Legia Warszawa (POL) 28.000
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) 25.775
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 25.625
FC København (DEN) 24.720
Qarabağ (AZE) 13.475
Rosenborg (NOR) 12.850
Astana (KAZ) 12.575
Astra Giurgiu (ROU) 11.076
Crvena zvezda (SRB) 7.175
Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) 5.875
Trenčín (SVK) 5.400
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) 4.725
Dundalk (IRL) 2.590
Partizani Tirana (ALB) 1.575*

League route
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) 81.976
Ajax (NED) 58.112
Anderlecht (BEL) 54.000
Fenerbahçe (TUR) 40.920
Sparta Praha (CZE) 40.585
PAOK (GRE) 37.440
Steaua București (ROU) 36.576
Monaco (FRA) 36.549
Young Boys (SUI) 24.755
Rostov (RUS) 11.716

Second qualifying round
FC Salzburg (AUT) 42.520
Celtic (SCO) 40.460
APOEL (CYP) 35.935
BATE Borisov (BLR) 34.000
Legia Warszawa (POL) 28.000
Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) 25.775
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL) 25.625
FC København (DEN) 24.720
Qarabağ (AZE) 13.475
Rosenborg (NOR) 12.850
Astana (KAZ) 12.575
Sheriff (MDA) 10.575
Crvena zvezda (SRB) 7.175
Dinamo Tbilisi (GEO) 5.875
FH Hafnarfjördur (ISL) 5.750
Trenčín (SVK) 5.400
The New Saints (WAL) 5.200
Dudelange (LUX) 5.050
Žalgiris Vilnius (LTU) 4.925
Hapoel Beer-Sheva (ISR) 4.725
Olimpija Ljubljana (SVN) 4.625
Valletta (MLT) 4.466
Vardar (MKD) 4.200
Norrköping (SWE) 3.975
Ferencváros (HUN) 3.475
Crusaders (NIR) 3.400
Zrinjski (BIH) 3.175
Dundalk (IRL) 2.590
Mladost Podgorica (MNE) 2.475
SJK Seinäjoki (FIN) 1.730
Lincoln (GIB) 1.700
Partizani Tirana (ALB) 1.575*
Alashkert (ARM) 1.325
Liepāja (LVA) 1.075

First qualifying round
The New Saints (WAL) 5.200
Valletta (MLT) 4.466
Flora (EST) 3.350
FC Santa Coloma (AND) 2.699
B36 Tórshavn (FRO) 1.975
Lincoln (GIB) 1.700
Alashkert (ARM) 1.325
Tre Penne (SMR) 1.316

*Following the upholding by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of the decision of the UEFA Appeals Body to declare Skёnderbeu ineligible for the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League, the UEFA Emergency Panel met and decided that Skёnderbeu will be replaced in the competition by Partizani, runners-up of the 2015/16 Albanian domestic league.