The group stage draw has taken place for the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League.
Holders Bayern Munich are in Group A alongside Atletico Madrid, FC Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow.
2020/21 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw
Manchester United Handed Difficult Group
The group stage draw of the Champions League has been completed with some fascinating match-ups.
The toughest group on paper appears to be Group H. Manchester United find themselves in this group and will play last season’s beaten finalists, Paris Saint-Germain. United also face last season’s semi-finalists, RB Leipzig. Debutants Istanbul Basaksehir complete the group.
Liverpool are in Group D and Jurgen Klopp’s team will face some tricky assignments. The Reds will take on Dutch giants Ajax ,who have a good record in this competition. Klopp’s men will also take on the all-out attacking Atalanta and Danish first-timers FC Midtjylland.
A mouth-watering clash for all football fans will see Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi face each other twice with Juventus and Barcelona paired together in Group G. Andrea Pirlo is gearing up for his first Champions League campaign as a manager. Juventus’ group is completed by Dynamo Kyiv and Hungarian side Ferencvaros.
Groups in Full
Group A: Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, FC Salzburg, Lokomotiv Moscow
Group B: Real Madrid, Shaktar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Borussia Monchengladbach
Group C: FC Porto, Manchester City, Olympiacos FC, Marseille
Group D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta B.C, FC Midtjylland
Group E: Sevilla, Chelsea, FK Krasnodar, Stade Rennais,
Group F: Zenit St Petersburg, Borussia Dortmund, S.S Lazio, Club Brugge
Group G: Juventus, FC Barcelona, Dynamo Kyiv, Ferencvaros TC
Group H: Paris Saint Germain, Manchester United, RB Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir