UEFA Champions League Group Stage Full Draw As Real Madrid, Chelsea And PSG Fates Are Decided

The UEFA Champions League is back as the group stage draw has been concluded

The most prestigious competition in Europe is set to be back in action after draw for the group stages was completed today.

Below are the dates for the start of the group stages;

Matchday 1: 6/7 September 2022

Matchday 2: 13/14 September 2022

Matchday 3: 4/5 October 2022

Matchday 4: 11/12 October 2022

Matchday 5: 25/26 October 2022

Matchday 6: 1/2 November 2022

Being the 31st campaign since it’s renamed to the UEFA Champions League will serve a flashback to Liverpool who the last time the show was hosted at Istanbul produced a miracle come back from 3-0 down to beat AC Milan back in 2005.

The final of the current season will be held at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, home to the Turkey national team.

Below are the pots from which the draw was conducted.

Pot 1

Real Madrid (ESP, Champions League holders)
Eintracht Frankfurt (GER, Europa League holders)
Manchester City (ENG)
AC Milan (ITA)
Bayern München (GER)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
Porto (POR)
Ajax (NED)

Pot 2

Liverpool (ENG)
Chelsea (ENG)
Barcelona (ESP)
Juventus (ITA)
Atlético de Madrid (ESP)
Sevilla (ESP)
Leipzig (GER)
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)

Pot 3

Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Salzburg (AUT)
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
Inter (ITA)
Napoli (ITA)
Benfica (POR)
Sporting CP (POR)
Bayer Leverkusen (GER)

Pot 4

Rangers (SCO)
Dinamo (CRO)
Marseille (FRA)
Copenhagen (DEN)
Club Brugge (BEL)
Celtic (SCO)
Viktoria Plzeň (CZE)
Maccabi Haifa (ISR)

Below are the groups and teams that have been matched into them.

Group A

  • Ajax (Netherlands)
  • Liverpool FC (England)
  • Napoli (Italy)
  • Rangers FC (Scotland)

Group B

  • FC Porto (Portugal)
  • Atletico Madrid (Spain)
  • Bayer Leverkusen (Germany)
  • Club Brugge (Belgium)

Group C

  • FC Bayern Munich (Germany)
  • FC Barcelona (Spain)
  • Inter Milan (Italy)
  • Viktoria Plzen (Czech Republic)

Group D

  • Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)
  • Tottenham Hotspur (England)
  • Sporting CP (Portugal)
  • Olympic Marseille (France)

Group E

  • AC Milan (Italy)
  • Chelsea FC (England)
  • Salzburg (Austria)
  • Dinamo Zagreb (Croatia)

Group F

  • Real Madrid (Spain) [Title Holders]
  • RB Leipzig (Germany)
  • Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)
  • Celtic FC (Scotland)

Group G

  • Manchester City FC (England)
  • Sevilla FC (Spain)
  • Borussia Dortmund (Germany)
  • FC Copenhagen (Denmark)

Group H

  • Paris Saint German (France)
  • Juventus (Italy)
  • Benfica (Portugal)
  • Maccabi Haifa FC (Israel)

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