Champions League

UEFA Champions League line-up confirmed

2016-08-25 08:12
Champions League trophy (File)

Cape Town - The 32 teams who will do battle in the group stage of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League have been confirmed following the conclusion of the qualifying rounds.

Mancester City, VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach, Rostov, Dinamo Zagreb, and FC Copenhagen were the last team's to book their spot in Europe's premier club competition ahead of Thursday's draw. (Draw to take place at 18:00)

The champions from the seven top-ranked leagues as well as defending champions Real Madrid are grouped in Pot 1 for the draw, with last season's finalists Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Europa League winners Sevilla among those joining Premier League giants Manchester City and Arsenal in Pot 2.

Pot 1

Real Madrid (ESP)
Barcelona (ESP)
Leicester City (ENG)
Bayern Munich (GER)
Juventus (ITA)
Benfica (POR)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
CSKA Moscow (RUS)

Pot 2

Atletico Madrid (ESP)
Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Arsenal (ENG)
Manchester City (ENG)
Sevilla (ESP)
FC Porto (POR)
Napoli (ITA)
Bayer Leverkusen 04 (GER)

Pot 3

Basel (SUI)
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG)
Dynamo Kiev (UKR)
Lyon (FRA)
PSV Eindhoven (NED)
Sporting Lisbon (POR)
Club Brugge (BEL)
VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach (GER)

Pot 4

Dinamo Zagreb (CRO)
Celtic (SCO)
Monaco (FRA)
Besiktas (TUR)
Legia Warsaw (POL)
Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL)
FC Copenhagen (DEN)
Rostov (RUS)

The group stages of the Champions League get underway on September 13.


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