UEFA Champions League draw throws up many exciting clashes

The 32 teams were split into four pots for the draw

By Web Desk
August 31, 2023
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The draw for the upcoming season of the UEFA Champions League took place on Thursday, August 31.

The 32 teams were split into four pots for the draw.

Defending champions Manchester City were placed in Group G, meanwhile Spanish giants Real Madrid are in Group C.

Bayern Munich and Manchester United are in Group A, whereas Group F can be termed as the most exciting as it has teams like Paris Saint Germain, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan and Newcastle United.

Complete draw

Group A: Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Copenhagen, Galatasaray

Group B: Sevilla, Arsenal, PSV, Lens

Group C: Napoli, Real Madrid, Braga, Union Berlin

Group D: Benfica, Inter Milan, RB Salzburg, Real Sociedad

Group E: Feyenoord, Atletico Madrid, Lazio, Celtic

Group F: PSG, Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan, Newcastle

Group G: Manchester City, RB Leipzig, Red Star Belgrade, Young Boys

Group H: Barcelona, Porto, Shakhtar Donetsk, Royal Antwerp

When are this season's matches and draws?

Group stage

Matchday 1: 19–20 September 2023

Matchday 2: 3–4 October 2023

Matchday 3: 24–25 October 2023

Matchday 4: 7–8 November 2023

Matchday 5: 28–29 November 2023

Matchday 6: 12–13 December 2023

Champions League draw dates

Round of 16: 18 December 2023

Quarter-finals & semi-finals: 15 March 2024

Knockout phase

Round of 16: 13/14/20/21 February & 5/6/12/13 March 2024

Quarter-finals: 9/10 & 16/17 April 2024

Semi-finals: 30 April/1 May & 7/8 May 2024

Final: 1 June 2024