All 32 teams in 2017-18 UCL group stages confirmed as draw takes place on 24 August

All 32 teams in Champions League group stages already confirmed. The UCL draw takes place at the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco at 18:00CET on Thursday 24 August.
Reigning champions Real Madrid will go into the competition as favourites once again. They are joined by La Liga rivals Barcelona and Atletico Madrid but will also face competition from German side Bayern Munich.
There will be six British teams in the group stages with Celtic and Liverpool joining Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City.
The 32 teams that qualify for the Champions League group stage are split into four pots of eight teams each for the group-stage draw, with each group containing one team from each pot. No team can play a club from their own association.
Pot 1 is reserved for the Champions League holders and teams who won Europe's top leagues last season.
After that, the remaining three pots are ranked using the teams' UEFA coefficient, which is determined by their recent record in Europe.

4 pots

Pot 1: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Benfica, Monaco, Spartak Moscow, Shakhtar Donetsk
Pot 2: Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, PSG, Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla, Manchester City, Porto, Manchester United
Pot 3: Napoli, Tottenham Hotspur, Basel, Olympiakos, Anderlecht, Roma, Besiktas, Liverpool
Pot 4: RB Leipzig, Feyenoord, Maribor, Celtic, CSKA Moscow, Sporting Lisbon, APOEL Nicosia, Qarabag

When are the ties?

The group stage games are split into six matchdays:
12-13 September: Matchday one
26-27 September: Matchday two
17-18 October: Matchday three
31 October-1 November: Matchday four
21-22 November: Matchday five
5-6 December: Matchday six

What comes next?

The top two sides in the eight groups will progress to the UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw, which begins at 12:00CET on Monday 11 December in Nyon. The eight third-placed teams will be involved in the UEFA Europa League round of 32 draw, which takes place at 13:00CET on the same day.
Source: All Football

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