Uefa Champions League draw in full: Teams confirmed for 2021/22 group stages
The Champions League draw is here, with 32 teams studying their fate for the 2021/22 group stages.
Man City face a sturdy test against Lionel Messi and PSG in Group A, while Liverpool have been drawn against Atletico Madrid, FC Porto and AC Milan in a tough Group B.
Manchester United face Villarreal – the side that defeated them in last season’s Europa League final – while holders Chelsea kick things off against Juventus.
Barcelona and Bayern Munich face off in Group E, while Inter Milan and Real Madrid battle in Group D.
Group A | Man City, PSG, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge
Group B | Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, FC Porto, AC Milan
Group C | Sporting, Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas
Group D | Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar, Sheriff
Group E | Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv
Group F | Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G | Lille, Sevilla, Salzburg, Wolfsburg
Group H | Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit, Malmo
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE DATES
Matchday one: 14/15 September
Matchday two: 28/29 September
Matchday three: 19/20 October
Matchday four: 2/3 November
Matchday five: 23/24 November
Matchday six: 7/8 December
Round of 16: 15/16/22/23 February and 8/9/15/16 March 2022
Quarter-finals: 5/6 and 12/13 April 2022
Semi-finals: 26/27 April and 3/4 May 2022
Final: 28 May 2022
26 August 2021: group stage (Istanbul, Turkey)
13 December 2021: round of 16
18 March 2022: quarter-finals and semi-finals
THE FINAL WILL BE PLAYED IN SAINT PETERSBURG
Saint Petersburg will stage the 2021/22 Champions League final. Zenit’s home ground was originally scheduled to host the 2021 final, which was eventually moved to Lisbon due to the pandemic.
UEFA Champions League draw in full: Teams confirmed for 2021/22 group stages