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UEFA Champions League draw to be held today

By Vincent Ashitey
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UEFA will today hold the 2020/21 Champions League group stage draw in Geneva, Switzerland.

The Champions League draw ceremony will begin at 3:00 pm.

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Teams will be split into four pots, with pot one containing the holders, the Europa League winners and champions of the six highest-ranked nations.

Matches will take place on a home and away basis but it remains to be seen whether fans will be allowed to attend.

The Europa League draw will be held on Friday, October 2. 

What are the pots?

Pot one: Bayern Munich, Sevilla, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Juventus, Paris St-Germain, Zenit St Petersburg, Porto.

Pot two: Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Ajax.

Pot three: Dynamo Kyiv, Salzburg, RB Leipzig, Internazionale, Olympiacos, Lazio, Krasnodar, Atalanta 


Pot four: Lokomotiv Moskva, Marseille, Club Brugge, Mönchengladbach, İstanbul Başakşehir, Midtjylland, Rennes, Ferencváros

Champions League dates

Group stage

20/21 October: Matchday 1

27/28 October: Matchday 2

3/4 November: Matchday 3

24/25 November: Matchday 4

1/2 December: Matchday 5

8/9 December: Matchday 6

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Round of 16

16/17/23/24 February: Round of 16 first legs

9/10/16/17 March: Round of 16 second legs


6/7 April: First legs

13/14 April: Second legs


27/28 April: First legs

4/5 May: Second legs


29 May: Champions League final