Champions League group stage pots revealed as Premier League groups await opponents

UEFA have confirmed the pots for his or her Champions League group stage draw for 2021-22, which is able to happen on Wednesday and contain 4 Premier League golf equipment hoping for beneficial outcomes

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The seeding pots for the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League group stage draw have been confirmed.

The likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester Metropolis and holders Chelsea will study who they are going to be dealing with from 5pm tomorrow.

Whereas English groups can not face one another till the quarter-final stage, there are set to be quite a lot of mouthwatering ties because of the combo of elite sides in pots one and two.

Chelsea and Manchester Metropolis, final season’s finalists, have been drawn into pot one alongside Europa League winners Villarreal and Spanish champions Atletico Madrid.

They are going to be joined by Bayern Munich, Lille, Inter Milan and Sporting Lisbon.

The draw for the Champions League group stage will happen from 5pm on Thursday


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In the meantime, Manchester United sit in pot two with Liverpool.

La Liga giants Barcelona and Actual Madrid be part of them with Juventus, Borussia Dortmund, Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla.

When it comes to Champions League historical past, pot two seems to be the extra established in comparison with its larger ranked group of golf equipment.

Pot three is made up of Porto, Ajax, Shakhtar Donetsk, RB Leipzig, FC Salzburg, Benfica, Atalanta and Zenit St Petersburg.

The fourth pot consists of Besiktas, Dynamo Kiev, Membership Brugge, Younger Boys, AC Milan, Malmo, VfL Wolfsburg and Sheriff Tiraspol.

Chelsea enter the competitors as holders


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Throughout Tuesday and Wednesday, the ultimate groups who certified by means of the play-offs made it by means of.

Salzburg, Sheriff, Benfica, Malmo, Younger Boys and Shakhtar Donetsk got here out on high.

Benfica, Malmo and Younger Boys all held leads as they travelled into their second legs and all certainly narrowly progressed on Tuesday.

In Wednesday’s motion, Sheriff grew to become the primary Moldovan membership to achieve the Champions League group stage as they maintained their 3-0 benefit at Dinamo Zagreb.

Salzburg fended off Brondby to qualify like Shakhtar Donetsk, who wanted extra-time to edge Monaco 3-2 on combination.

It’s the first run of the competitors because the creation and swift fall of the breakaway European Tremendous League, which immediately challenged the Champions League’s new format which is about to be launched from 2024.

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin mentioned that the 12 golf equipment concerned ‘spat within the face of soccer followers’ and backed their owns plans for the revamped event.

“I wholeheartedly imagine that the modifications we announce (right now) are precisely the required subsequent step for European soccer’s evolution,” Ceferin acknowledged, “They’re thrilling and, at their coronary heart, they preserve the values of the sport that all of us love.

The Champions League reforms led to the inspiration of the European Tremendous League


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“The reforms protect the worth and significance of the home recreation by retaining the precept that home efficiency ought to be the important thing to qualification. This could and won’t ever change.

“This advanced format will nonetheless hold alive the dream of any workforce in Europe to take part within the UEFA Champions League because of outcomes obtained on the pitch. It’ll allow long-term viability, prosperity, and progress for everybody in European soccer, not only a tiny, self-selected cartel,” he added.

“These modifications and the assist construction we’re implementing mirror what our sport is all about. The brand new format preserves open competitors in Europe, it recognises the significance of home soccer and, crucially, the world’s main elite competitions stay a driving drive that assist all the construction of European soccer.”

2021-22 UEFA Champions League group stage pots forward of Wednesday’s draw (5pm BST)

Pot 1



Manchester Metropolis

Atletico Madrid

Inter Milan

Bayern Munich


Sporting Lisbon

Pot 2

Actual Madrid



Manchester United

Paris Saint-Germain



Borussia Dortmund

Pot 3



Shakhtar Donetsk

RB Leipzig

Crimson Bull Salzburg



Zenit St Petersburg

Pot 4


Dynamo Kiev

Membership Brugge

Younger Boys

AC Milan


VfL Wolfsburg

Sheriff Tiraspol

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