THE CHAMPIONS ALREADY IS HERE
LIVE: Follow the draw for the Champions League group stage
Published:1/10/2020 - 16:50h
Updated:1/10/2020 - 16:54h
Through this link will be able to be still in direct the draw of the phase of groups of the Champions League that will give beginning this Thursday from the 18:00 hours
The Champions League already is here. Bienvenido to the draw of the phase of groups of the maximum continental competition for this season 2020-21. Through this direct, will be able to be still in alive the distribution of all the teams of the four bass drums of the League of Champions, hardly a month and half after the Bayern of Munich proclaimed champion of the most atypical edition of the recent history, in a stage of pandemia.
The coronavirus will follow present also in this next edition, in which they still will not fill the stadiums although yes it could have a gradual increase of public. The phase of groups will initiate the next 20 October and will finalise on 9 December, with the qualifiers for the eighth of final already clear-cut. After the wintry stop, the Champioins League will restart on 16 February to finalise on 29 May with the big final of Istanbul.
In this occasion and after what sucedió in Lisbon against the Bayern of Munich does some weeks, the FC Barcelona does not split like favourite. The picture culé, that in the draws is an usual of the first bass drum (formed by the champions of the big leagues and of the previous editions of the Champions League and the Europe League), this time will split from the second to the have not achieved any title the past season.
This new circumstance will cause that the FC Barcelona have a lot of options to confront in the phase of groups with teams very powerful that will hamper so much the first square like the classification. The first bass drum of the Champions League will be formed by the Real Madrid, Seville, Bayern Munich, Liverpool, Juventus of Turín, Paris Saint-Germain, Zenith St. Petersburg and Port wine.
One of these teams will see the faces with the FC Barcelona in the group, although with the usual restrictions of coincidences ligueras: Real Madrid and Seville, for being integral of LaLiga, will not be able to coincide with the culés. Like this the things, the ones of Ronald Koeman could see them with Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus of Turín or Liverpool like teams more dangerous, whereas Zenith St. Petersburg and Port wine would be the less powerful rivals.
In the bass drum 2, in addition to the FC Barcelona, also will be Athletic of Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea and Ajax. The 3 will form it Leipzig, Inter of Milan, Lazio, Krasnodar, Atalanta, Olympiacos, RB Salzburgo and Dinamo of Kiev. Finally, the 4 is composed by Rennes, Olympique Marseilles, Ferencvaros, Witches, Midtjylland, Lokomotiv of Moscow, Istanbul Başakşehir and Borussia Mönchengladbach. All they possible rivals culés, to exception of the ones of the second bass drum.
The bass drums
- BASS DRUM 1: Bayern of Munich, Seville, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Juventus, PSG, Zenith and Port wine.
- BASS DRUM 2: FC Barcelona, Athletic of Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Ajax.
- BASS DRUM 3: Leipzig, Inter of Milan, Lazio, Krasnodar, Atalanta, Olympiacos, RB Salzburgo and Dinamo of Kiev.
- BASS DRUM 4: Rennes, the Olympique Marseilles, the Ferencvaros, the Witches, the Midtjylland, the Lokomotiv of Moscow, the Istanbul Başakşehir and the Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The dates of the Champions League
Phase of groups
- 20 and 21 October: day 1
- 27 and 28 October: day 2
- 3 and 4 November: day 3
- 24 and 25 November: day 4
- 1 and 2 December: day 5
- 8 and 9 December: day 6
Phase of eliminatory
- 16 February and 17 March: eighth of final
- 6 and 14 April: quarter-finals
- 27 April and 5 May: semifinals
- 29 May: final (Istanbul)