UCL live draw: The 2022–23 UEFA Champions League group stage draw will take place in Istanbul on Thursday, August 25, the same city that will host the final in June 2023.
When the names are drawn from the pots at the opening ceremony, the 32 clubs that qualified for the group stage—26 automatic qualifiers and six teams that won spots during the qualifying rounds—will learn their destiny.
Liverpool to play Rangers, Haaland set for Dortmund return, Tottenham secure dream draw, Chelsea face AC Milan, Celtic get Real Madrid, Lewandowski to face Bayern
Final UCL Draw
|Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4|
|Group A||Ajax Amsterdam||Liverpool||Napoli||Rangers|
|Group B||FC Porto||Atletico Madrid||Bayer Leverkusen||Club Brugge|
|Group C||Bayern Munich||Barcelona||Inter Milan||Viktoria Plzen|
|Group D||Eintracht Frankfurt||Tottenham||Sporting CP||Marseille|
|Group E||AC Milan||Chelsea||RB Salzburg||Dinamo Zagreb|
|Group F||Real Madrid||RB Leipzig||Shakhtar Donetsk||Celtic|
|Group G||Manchester City||Sevilla||B. Dortmund||FC Copenhagen|
|Group H||PSG||Juventus||Benfica||Maccabi Haifa|
The top two finishers in each group advance to the knockout stages as eight groups are formed.
Given how the pots have been distributed (a detailed breakdown of the pots is provided below), there are certain to be some highly anticipated group matches. One such matchup may see the finalists from the previous season, Liverpool and Real Madrid, face off immediately in the group stage.
UEFA Men’s player of the year
Champions League group stage draw: LIVE
Unsurprisingly, the UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year is Carlo Ancelotti after winning a record fourth Champions League trophy.
WilsonTrendIT will be live-streaming the event and regularly updating readers on everything that is occurring in Istanbul, including all the specifics regarding the group choices.