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.
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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.
|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.
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)|
|Spartak Moscow||Manchester United|
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.
The Remaining Teams
The empty slots shall be filled with teams who come through qualification.
|Team||Agg.||Team||Leg 1||Leg 2|
|Sporting||–||Steaua Bucuresti||0-0||Aug 23|
|Istanbul Basaksehir||–||Sevilla||1-2||Aug 22|
|Young Boys||–||CSKA Moscow||0-1||Aug 22|
|APOEL||–||Slavia Prague||2-0||Aug 23|
|Hapoel Be’er Sheva||–||Maribor||2-1||Aug 22|
Teams that qualify will then fill up the remaining slots.
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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