UEFA Champions League Draw: Chelsea to face Juventus; Atletico, Liverpool in group of death, find out complete draws

UEFA Champions League Draw: Chelsea to face Juventus; Atletico, Liverpool in group of death, find out complete draws
UEFA Champions League Draw: Chelsea to face Juventus; Atletico, Liverpool in group of death, find out complete draws

UEFA Champions League Draw: The annual draw of the UEFA Champions League took place on Thursday at Lisbon, Portugal. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus will play in the 2021/22 edition of the UEFA Champions League while still fighting the tournament organiser in court for the right to organise a rival competition.

Group A: Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge

Group B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Porto, AC Milan

Group C: Sporting CP, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas

Group D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sheriff Tiraspol

Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv

Group F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, BSC Young Boys

Group G: Lille, Sevilla, Salzburg, VFL Wolfsburg

Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit, Malmo

UEFA Champions League Draw: The pots boasted a bit of disparity this time with big guns like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool all in the second pot because of their lack of success last season. Seven-time winner AC Milan was placed in the fourth and final pot alongside tournament debutants Sheriff Tiraspol of Moldova.

The group stage will kick off on September 14 and will run for a total of six weeks.

Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel was awarded the UEFA Champions League Men’s Coach of the Year.

UEFA Champions League Draw LIVE updates:

@10:25 PM: N’Golo Kante wins the Midfielder of the Season

@10:12 PM: Ruben Dias wins the Defender of the Season

@9:58 PM: The Goalkeeper of the Season award is up first. Chelsea’ Eduoard Mendy wins the Goalkeeper of the Season award.

@9:51 PM: The 2021/22 Champions League finals will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia. Branislav Ivanovic and Michael Essien will present the award this evening.

@9:46 PM: Winners of the UEFA President Award- the medical team that helped save Christian Eriksen’s life on the pitch

@9:36 PM: UEFA President Aleksander Cefferin is on the stage to award Simon Kjaer and the medical team for saving Christian Eriksen’s life on the pitch in the Euro 2020.

@9:30 PM: And we are LIVE as we wait Pedro Pinto and Laura Wanterro host the 2021/22 Champions League draw

@9:22 PM: Champions League 2021/22 winning odds

PSG 11/4
Man City 7/2
Bayern Munich 7/1
Chelsea 17/2
Liverpool 17/2

@9:15 PM: The draw is about to start shortly. Please stay tuned for all the live updates of the UEFA Champions League 2021/22 draw

Pot 1

Chelsea (ENG) 98.000
Villarreal (ESP) 63.000
Bayern (GER) 134.000
Manchester City (ENG) 125.000
Atlético de Madrid (ESP) 115.000
Inter Milan (ITA) 53.000
Sporting CP (POR) 45.500
LOSC Lille (FRA) 14.000

Pot 2

Real Madrid (ESP) 127.000
Barcelona (ESP) 122.000
Juventus (ITA) 120.000
Manchester United (ENG) 113.000
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) 113.000
Liverpool (ENG) 101.000
Sevilla (ESP) 98.000
Borussia Dortmund (GER) 90.000

Pot 3

Porto (POR) 87.000
Ajax (NED) 82.500
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR) 79.000
Leipzig (GER) 66.000
Salzburg (AUT) 59.000
Benfica (POR) 58.000
Atalanta (ITA) 50.500
Zenit (RUS) 50.000

Pot 4

Beşiktaş (TUR) 49.000
Dynamo Kyiv (UKR) 47.000
Club Brugge (BEL) 35.500
Young Boys (SUI) 35.000
AC Milan (ITA) 31.000
Malmö (SWE) 18.500
Wolfsburg (GER) 14.714
Sheriff Tiraspol (MDA) 14.500

26 teams that have qualified automatically:

ESP: Atlético, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Sevilla, Villarreal ENG: Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea
GER: Bayern, Leipzig, Dortmund, Wolfsburg
ITA: Inter Milan, AC Milan, Atalanta, Juventus
FRA: LOSC, Paris
POR: Sporting CP, Porto
RUS: Zenit
BEL: Club Brugge
UKR: Dynamo Kyiv
NED: Ajax
TUR: Beşiktaş

UEFA Champions League group stage draw

UEFA Champions League 2021: When are the group stage games?

The full fixture list for the group stage will be communicated following the draw. The dates are as follows:

Matchday 1: 14/15 September
Matchday 2: 28/29 September
Matchday 3: 19/20 October
Matchday 4: 2/3 November
Matchday 5: 23/24 November
Matchday 6: 7/8 December

UEFA announces nominees for the 2020/21 Goalkeeper, Defender, Midfielder, and Forward of the Champions League season, check out

The following award winners will also be announced during the course of the draw ceremony:

UEFA Men’s Player of the Year
UEFA Women’s Player of the Year
UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year
UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year

Goalkeeper of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season
Defender of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season
Midfielder of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season
Forward of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season

Goalkeeper of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season
Defender of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season
Midfielder of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season
Forward of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season

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