Champions League

UEFA Champions League 2021/22 Group Stage Draw

Mudeet Arora
UEFA Champions League group stage draw
UEFA Champions League group stage draw / Marc Atkins/Getty Images

The UEFA Champions League draw for the 2021/22 took place in Istanbul on Thursday with 32 of the best European clubs finding out their groups for the season.

Here's a run down of the whole draw with the groups that were announced today.


GROUP A: Manchester City, PSG, RB Leipzig, Club Brugge

GROUP B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, FC Porto, AC Milan

GROUP C: Sporting Lisbon, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas

GROUP D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sheriff

GROUP E: Bayern Munich, FC Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv

GROUP F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, BSC Young Boys

GROUP G: Lille, Sevilla, Salzburg, Wolfsburg

GROUP H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit, Malmo

The first gameweek of this season's Champions League will be played on 14/15 September with each team in the group playing six matches in total.

The top two clubs in each group will progress to the knockout round and the draw for the first knockout stage will be made on 13 December.

Round of 16 will kick off in February 2022. The final will be played in Saint Petersburg in Russia on Saturday 28 May 2022.