UEFA intends to change the starting time of the matches of the Champions League

УЕФА намерен изменить время начала матчей Лиги чемпионов

UEFA decided to change the start time of the matches of the Champions League with the 2018/19 season, according to Terrikon with reference to Bild.

Fights, as before, will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday but will start at 19:00 and 21:00 CET (20:00 and 22:00 on Kiev). Note that now the standard time for matches at 21:45.

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Changes related to the fact that in this scheme, the UEFA will be able to get more income from TV broadcasts of the tournament. Officially about these changes, the organization will announce soon.

Since the 2018/19 season, the four best countries in the index table will receive four vouchers in the group stage of the tournament. It will also change the qualification system and quotas in other countries.

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