2020-21 Champions League draw: groups and key dates
Liverpool, Man City, Chelsea and Man Utd find out their group opponents
Uefa has made the draw for the group stages of the 2020-21 Champions League.
The draw held at Uefa’s HQ - the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland - had a number of caveats. Each of the eight groups contained one team from each pot and no teams from the same country could be drawn together.
Group G is the standout draw with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus facing Lionel Messi’s Barcelona. Juve and Barca are grouped with Dynamo Kiev and Ferencvaros.
Defending champions Bayern Munich, who won all 11 matches last season, are in group A with Atletico Madrid, Red Bull Salzburg, Lokomotiv Moscow.
Premier League champions Liverpool are in group D with Ajax, Atalanta and Midtjylland. Frank Lampard’s Chelsea joined Europa League winners Sevilla, Krasnodar and Rennes in group E.
Manchester City, Porto, Olympiakos and Marseille are in group C while Manchester United are with Paris Saint-Germain, RB Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir in group H.
Matchday one of the group stage is on 20-21 October and all matches will be live on BT Sport.
Champions League group stage draw
Group A: Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Red Bull Salzburg, Lokomotiv Moscow Group B: Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Borussia Monchengladbach Group C: Porto, Man City, Olympiakos, Marseille Group D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta, Midtjylland Group E: Sevilla, Chelsea, Krasnodar, Rennes Group F: Zenit St Petersburg, Borussia Dortmund, Lazio, Club Bruges Group G: Juventus, Barcelona, Dynamo Kiev, Ferencvaros Group H: Paris St-Germain, Man Utd, RB Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir
2020-21 Champions League key dates
20-21 October: group stage matchday one 27-28 October: group stage matchday two 3-4 November: group stage matchday three 24-25 November: group stage matchday four 1-2 December: group stage matchday five 8-9 December: group stage matchday six 16-17 February 2021: round of 16 6 and 14 April: quarter-finals 17 April and 5 May: semi-finals
When is the 2021 Champions League final?
The 2021 final will take place on Saturday 29 May and will be held at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
How to watch on TV
BT Sport will again have exclusive UK rights for the Champions League and Europa League. The broadcaster will show live coverage of every match.