Champions League draw

The Champions League draw has taken place this afternoon with six British teams in the draw including, Chelsea, Tottenham, Man City, Man Utd, Liverpool and Celtic.

Champions League draw
This years Champions League draw will include clubs from 6 British teams

Premier League champions Chelsea, drawn in Group C will face Atletico Madrid, Roma and Qarabag who are the first team from Azerbaijan to reach the group stage.

Tottenham have been drawn in the toughest group amongst the English teams, with games against the current Champions League winners Real Madrid and German team Borussia Dortmund. Spurs will be coming up against former player Gareth Bale for Real in Group H, while Apoel from Cyprus making up the fourth team in the group.

Manchester United will be happy with the draw, after being drawn against Benfica, Basel and CSKA Moscow in Group A.

Manchester City who finished third in the Premier League last season will be coming up against, Shakhtar Donetsk, Napoli and Feyenoord.

Liverpool who beat Hoffenheim convincingly last night in the qualifier for the group stages, have been drawn against Spartak Moscow, Sevilla and Maribor.  The Red’s will probably be the happiest of the six British teams from the draw in Monaco this afternoon.

Scottish champions Celtic have been giving the toughest draw of all the British teams.  They will be playing against Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain and Anderlecht.

The opening games will take place on September 12th and 13th.

This years final will be taking place in the Olympic Stadium in Kiev on May 26th 2018.

Here is the Champions League Draw below in full:

Group A: Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow

Group B: Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Anderlecht, Celtic

Group C: Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, Roma, Qarabag

Group D: Juventus, Barcelona, Olympiakos, Sporting

Group E: Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor

Group F: Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City, Napoli, Feyenoord

Group G: Monaco, Porto, Besiktas, RB Leipzig

Group H: Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham, Apoel