UEFA Champions League group stage highlights, Barcelona and Inter in tough draw

The UEFA Champions League group stage for the upcoming season concluded in Istanbul, Turkey 

The UEFA Champions League group stage for the upcoming season concluded in Istanbul, Turkey

Chelsea has been drawn alongside Italian champions AC Milan in Group E.

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland will return to their former club Borussia Dortmund when the sides meet twice in Group G.

Norwegian striker Haaland, who swapped Dortmund for the English champions this summer, will return to the Signal Iduna Park in a mouthwatering clash.

City, who exited the semi-finals last year against eventual winners Real Madrid, will also face Sevilla and FC Copenhagen

Rangers’ Old Firm rivals Celtic are drawn against reigning champions Real Madrid plus RB Leipzig and Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk in Group F.

Holders Real Madrid was placed in Group F alongside Celtic, RB Leipzig, and Shakhtar Donetsk

Barcelona, Bayern Munich, and Inter Milan are in a group of death

Bayern Munich was placed in Group C, alongside Barcelona, Inter Milan, and Viktoria Plzen.

Liverpool joined Ajax in Group A, along with Napoli and Rangers.

Here is the Champions League full draw :

Group A: LIVERPOOL, Ajax, Napoli, RANGERS.

 B: Atletico Madrid, Porto, Bayer Leverkusen, Club Brugge.

 C: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Viktoria Plzen.

 D: Eintracht Frankfurt, TOTTENHAM, Sporting Lisbon, Marseille.

 E: AC Milan, CHELSEA, Red Bull Salzburg, Dinamo Zagreb.

 F: Real Madrid, RB Leipzig, Shakhtar Donetsk, CELTIC.

 G: MANCHESTER CITY, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund, FC Copenhagen.

 H: Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Benfica, Maccabi Haifa.

Here is the list of UEFA awards received:

Carlo Ancelotti wins UEFA men’s coach of the year after leading Real Madrid to their 14th title last year.

Spain and Barcelona Femeni’s Alexia Putellas is the UEFA Women’s Player of the Year.

Arrigo Sacchi wins UEFA President’s Award. He changed the face of Italian and European football

France and Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema is the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year.

Lionesses coach, Sarina Wiegman wins the UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year award!

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