As the new 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season is being draw, which kicks off on the 20th and 21st of October, here are the draws for the group stage.
One of the notable talk of discussion was the meeting of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, regniting their rivalry, as Barcelona were drawn in the same group with Juventus in group G.
Current holders of the Champions League, Bayern Munchen were grouped alongside Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid, Austrian side RB Salzburg and Russian Lokomotiv Moskva in Group A.
Six times Europa League winners, Sevilla were paired with Chelsea, Krasnodar and Rennes.
2020/21 UEFA Champions League group stage draw
GROUP A: Bayern, Atletico Madrid, Salzburg, Lokomotiv Moskva
GROUP B: Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter, Monchengladbach
GROUP C: Porto, Man City, Olympiakos, Marseille
GROUP D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta, Midtjylland
GROUP E: Sevilla, Chelsea, Krasnodar, Rennes
GROUP F: Zenit, Dortmund,Lazio, Brugge
GROUP G: Juventus, Barcelona, Dynamo Kyiv, Ferencvaros
GROUP H: PSG, Man Utd, Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir,
Winning the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year, was Robert of Lewandowski.
The Polish international was in blistering form for the Bavarians, earning him the tournament’s best player.
UEFA Men’s Player of the Year: Lewandowski
UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year: Flick
UEFA Men’s Goalkeeper of the Year: Neuer
Defender of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League season: Kimmich
Midfielder of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League season: Kevin De Bruyne
Forward of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League season: Lewandowski