Trial in Europe: Arsenal to face Dortmund while City get Bayern
Manchester City will face the reigning champions Bayern Munich in the Group D of the Champions League, while Arsenal will face last season’s runner-up of the same competition Borussia Dortmund in Group F.
Premier League Champions Manchester United and former European Champions Chelsea face a relatively easy group. Another British team Celtic face the group of death as they are pitted against European heavy weights Barcelona, AC Milan and Ajax.
Nine times Champions Real Madrid and Serie A champions Juventus should progress easily from their group, while Porto and Atletico Madrid have given a tricky group to handle with.
Here’s the full Champions League Group Draws:
Group A: Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, Bayer Leverkusen, Real Sociedad
Group B: Real Madrid, Juventus, Galatasaray, FC Copenhagen
Group C: Benfica, PSG, Olympiakos, Anderlecht
Group D: Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow, Manchester City, Viktoria Plzen
Group E: Chelsea, Schalke 04, Basel, Steau Bucharest
Group F: Arsenal, Marseilles, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli
Group G: Porto, Atletico Madrid, Zenit St Petersburg, FC Austria Vienna
Group H: Barcelona, AC Milan, Ajax, Celtic
Here are major Premier League News headlines for tonight:
Yohan Cabaye poised to return for Newcastle – The Telegraph
Tottenham ramp up Eriksen interest – The Telegraph
Let us know your thoughts about the Champions League group draws. Will all the English team qualify to the next round?