Champions League draw: Forming groups

THURSDAY, 29 AUGUST 2013, 12:32 - JoRu
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Tonight at 17h45, the draw of the group stage of the Champions League will take place in Monaco. The final pots are known and therefore also the possible opponents of Anderlecht.

Anderlecht will be drawn together with the "weaker" clubs in the fourth pot. In contrast to last year when Anderlecht had to play some qualifying rounds first, they were qualified automatically this year. But last year they were draws in pot 3, this year in pot 4.

The first group match will be played on September 17, the last match on December 11.

Pot 1
FC Bayern Munich
FC Barcelona
Chelsea FC
Real Madrid
Manchester United FC
Arsenal FC
FC Porto
SL Benfica

Pot 2
Atlético Madrid
Shaktar Donetsk
AC Milan
FC Schalke 04
Olympique Marseille
FK CSKA Moskou
Paris Saint-Germain
Juventus FC

Pot 3
Zenit Saint-Petersburg
Manchester City
AFC Ajax
Borussia Dortmund
FC Basel
Galatasaray SK
Bayer 04 Leverkusen

Pot 4
FC Copenhague
SSC Napoli
RSC Anderlecht
Celtic FC
Steaua Boekarest
FC Viktoria Plzen
Real Sociedad
Austria Wien

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