Planning a Football Trip to Italy in August or the rest of the year then the Coppa Italia & Serie A 19-20 key dates were announced this week.
The league campaign will start on the weekend of August 24th and it will end on May 24th, 2020.
Four international breaks are scheduled: September 8, October 13, November 17 and March 29, 2020. One weekend (28-29 December) will not be played, with the last round of the year being on December 22. The league will resume on January 5 in 2020. There will also be three mid-week rounds: September 25, October 30 and April 22.
The start of the Coppa Italia was also officially announced. It will begin on August 4 with the matches of the first qualifying round and will end with the final on May 13, 2020.
There is Euro 2020 next summer with four games scheduled at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, including the opening ceremony on June 12.
In order to give UEFA more time to prep the arena by May 18, it’s reported Roma and Lazio will play their final Serie A game of the season away from home.
The schedule of each round is yet to be announced by the organization.
|Phase||Round||First leg||Second leg|
|First stage||First round||4 August 2019|
|Second round||11 August 2019|
|Third round||18 August 2019|
|Fourth round||4 December 2019|
|Final stage||Round of 16||15-22 January 2020|
|Quarter-finals||29 January 2020|
|Semi-finals||12 February 2020||4 March 2020|
|Final||13 May 2020|
Format and seeding
Teams enter the competition at various stages, as follows:
- First phase (one-legged fixtures)
- First round: 27 teams from Serie C and the 9 Serie D teams start the tournament
- Second round: the 18 winners from the previous round are joined by the 20 Serie B teams and 2 teams from Serie C
- Third round: the 20 winners from the second round meet the 12 Serie A sides seeded 9–20
- Fourth round: the 16 winners face each other
- Second phase
- Round of 16 (one-legged): the 8 fourth round winners are inserted into a bracket with the Serie A clubs seeded 1–8
- Quarter-finals (one-legged)
- Semi-finals (two-legged)
- Final (one-legged)