2017/18 Champions League Group Stage Draw Update – UEFA Champions League Draw

The 2017/18 Champions League is fast upon us. The 2017/18 Champions League Group Stage Draw has not been made. However, before the draw, we bring you the 2017/18 Champions League Group Stage Draw Update. This update contains everything you need to know about the draw. It comprises the qualified teams, venue and the different pots.

The 2017/18 Champions League Group Stage Draw Update is to prepare you for the forth coming draw that will take place this week. All you need to know will be brought to you. Just read on and see all details below. Read on.

Also See: UEFA Champions League Play off Draw 2017/18

2017/18 Champions League Group Stage Draw Update

See all details of the Champions League group stage draw here.

When Is The Draw & The Venue

The date and venue of the draw is below. Usually, the draw takes place in Nyon, Switzerland, this year’s will be in Monaco, France.

Event Date Venue
Champions League group stage draw Thursday, August 24 Grimaldi Forum, Monaco

 Other Notable Events

Apart from the group stage draw, there will also be the  UEFA Men’s Player of the Year and Women’s Player of the Year. The best goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and forward from last season’s competition will also have their performances recognised at the ceremony.

Also See: UEFA Clubs Coefficient Ranking For Club Competitions – See How To Read Them

Which Teams Have Qualified For The Group Stage?

Below are the teams that have qualified.

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3 Pot TBC
Real Madrid Barcelona Basel Tottenham (2 or 3)
Bayern Munich Atletico Madrid Anderlecht Feyenoord (3 or 4)
Chelsea Paris Saint-Germain Roma RB Leipzig (4)
Juventus Borussia Dortmund Besiktas
Benfica Manchester City
Monaco Porto
Spartak Moscow Manchester United
Shakhtar Donetsk

The Champions League is contested by 32 different teams. The teams in pot 1 are the teams that won their different countries league titles (7 teams). Real Madrid, although won the La Liga, has automatic qualification as the winners of the Champions League. This gives room for the Champions of Ukraine (the 8 best ranked team by UEFA) to join pot one.

Also See: list of Champions League Winners Since 1992

The Remaining Teams

The empty slots shall be filled with teams who come through qualification.

Team Agg. Team Leg 1 Leg 2
Napoli Nice 2-0 Aug 23
Hoffenheim Liverpool 1-2 Aug 23
Sporting Steaua Bucuresti 0-0 Aug 23
Istanbul Basaksehir Sevilla 1-2 Aug 22
Young Boys CSKA Moscow 0-1 Aug 22
Qarabag Copenhagen 1-0 Aug 23
APOEL Slavia Prague 2-0 Aug 23
Olympiacos Rijeka 2-1 Aug 22
Celtic Astana 5-0 Aug 22
Hapoel Be’er Sheva Maribor 2-1 Aug 22

Teams that qualify will then fill up the remaining slots.

Also See: real Madrid Champions league Finals Records, Opponents & Scores

When Is the Group Stage Starting?

The first games of the 2017-18 Champions League group stage take place on September 12 and 13, and the final matches will be played on December 5 and 6.

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