UEFa champions League next season will be in swiss-style format

Last night Champions League group matches concluded the UEFA competition's current league system. 

Next year, the UEFA Champions League will adapt a new system called the swiss-style format. Here is how it will shape up - next slides.

1. 36 clubs will compete in one big league group stage.

Champions League New Format Explained

2. Each team will play 8 matches in the group stages against 8 different opponets.

3. The 8 top teams from the league stage will qualify for the knockout round.

4. The teams fininshing in position 9-24th will play in the play-offs round where 8 winners will complete the teams for round of 16.