From this Thursday, August 31, the passion of the most important football club competition in the world returns, the Champions Leaguewith the group stage draw for the 2023-2024 season edition taking place in Monaco at 12:00 p.m. ET.
Although the last three places offered by the playoffs still need to be awarded, where Antwerp, AEK Athens, Rakow Czestochowa, Copenhagen, Rangers and PSV Eindohoven are playing for their place, the drums where they will be are already known the teams that qualified directly to the group stage of the Champions League.
On behalf of the Spanish league will be present FC Barcelona (champion), Real Madrid (runner-up), Sevilla (Europa League champion), Atlético de Madrid (third) and Real Sociedad (fourth), team that returns to the competition after 10 years.
For its part, the Premier League will have the defending team of the title, Manchester City (Premier champion), as the main favourite, ahead of Arsenal (runner-up), Manchester United (third) and Newcastle (fourth).
The representatives of the Bundesliga will be Bayern Munich (champion), Borussia Dortmund (runner-up), RB Leipzig (third) and debutant Unión Berlin (fourth).
On the part of Italy, Napoli (champion), Inter (runner-up), Milan (third) and Lazio (fourth)They will be in charge of representing Serie A.
Feyenoord (Netherlands), Braga (Portugal), Benfica (Portugal), Porto (Portugal), Galatasaray (Turkey), Celtic (Scotland), PSG (France), Red Star (Serbia), Young Boys (Switzerland) and Lens (France), They are the rest of the teams classified directly to the group stage of the Champions League.
This is how the drums for the Champions League draw were made up:
Kick drum 1:
- Manchester City
- FC Barcelona
- Bayern Munich
Kick drum 2:
- real Madrid
- Manchester Utd
- Inter de Milan
- Borussia Dortmund
- Atletico Madrid
- Shakhtar Donetsk
- AC Milan
- Red Star Belgrade
- Sporting Braga
Kick drum 4:
- Real society
- union berlin
- young boys
- Royal Antwerp.
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