The UEFA Champions League is into the group stage after the playoffs and teams like Chelsea, Manchester United, Man City, Bayern Munich, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Sevilla, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, PSG, Maccabi Tel-Aviv and Galatasaray have their matches set on the draw schedule as things start up next week.
Barcelona won the Champions League last year over Juventus and now those teams will be in the mix to try and get back this time around. The final will be on May 28 from the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy for the championship this year. The first group stage games will be on Tuesday, september 15 and some of the notable games include Man United against PSV Eindhoven, PSG and Malmo, Real Madrid and Shakhtar along with Manchester City and Juventus.
The second day of group matches will be on September 16 and some of the notable teams in action include Chelsea, Tel Aviv, Olympiakos, Roma and Barcelona along with Arsenal and Dinamo. Week 2 picks up on September 29 and September 30 and some matchups include Man United and Wolfsburg, Real Madrid and Malmo, Arsenal and Olympiakos along with Barcelona and Bayer, and Chelsea playing Porto.
The group stage goes into October and then matches will be in November and December before pushing into the Round of 16. Those games will be in February starting on the 16 and 17, while the quarters start in April. The semifinals will be on April 26 and 27 as well as May 3 and 4 before the final on May 28.
Check here for the Champions League draw.
Here is the full group list:
Group A: Paris St-Germain, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Malmo
Group B: PSV Eindhoven, Manchester United, CSKA Moscow, VfL Wolfsburg
Group C: Benfica, Atletico Madrid, Galatasaray, Astana
Group D: Juventus, Manchester City, Sevilla, Borussia Monchengladbach
Group E: Barcelona, Bayer Leverkusen, AS Roma, BATE Borisov
Group F: Bayern Munich, Arsenal, Olympiakos, Dinamo Zagreb
Group G: Chelsea, Porto, Dynamo Kiev, Maccabi Tel-Aviv
Group H: Zenit St Petersburg, Valencia, Olympique Lyon, Gent