The EHF Champions League is Back and with Some Important Changes

The 2020-2021 EHF Champions League throws off this Wednesday and there are some important changes that handball fans will need to get used to.

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First and foremost, the biggest change will see all matches being played on Wednesday and Thursday. Whoa. Come Again? Champions League matches won’t take place on the weekend anymore?

Yes, that’s right. All matches will be on Wednesday and Thursday. And, further all matches will take place at two consistent throw off times. In Europe throw offs will be at either 1845 (CET) or 2045 (CET). That means these matches, depending on your time zone, will take place late morning to mid afternoon in the U.S. For reference on the east coast the first matches will throw off at 12:45 PM (US ET) and the second matches will throw off at 2:45 PM (US ET).

While some folks might whine at this change overall it’s a really smart move for the sport and the change in time won’t