2013/2014 CHAMPIONS LEAGUE GROUP STAGE DRAWS
Well the draws for the group stage of the Champions league is out and it pitches teams from different FAs against each other in a battle to be crowned the Champions of European Club football.
Current champions Bayern Munich find themselves in group D and are guaranteed a smooth sailing to the knockout stages with only Man City posing a strong competition to the Bavarian side. Manchester united, Real Madrid, Juventus, PSG, Chelsea are guaranteed an easy ride to the knockout stages. Arsenal finds themselves in a tricky situation of their own making considering that their performances in the last 3 editions of the Champions League has been lacklustre and Arsene Wenger has obstinately refused to adequately strengthen his team.
Be it as it may I can't wait to the Champions league kicks off properly and the men are separated from the boys.
Group A: MAN UTD, Shakhtar Donetsk, Bayer Leverkusen, Real Sociedad
GROUP B: Real Madrid, Juventus, Galatasaray, Copenhagen
GROUP C: Benfica, Paris St-Germain, Olympiakos, Anderlecht
GROUP D: Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow, MAN CITY, Viktoria Plzen
GROUP E: CHELSEA, Schalke, Basel, Steaua Bucharest
GROUP F: ARSENAL, Marseille, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli
GROUP G: Porto, Atletico Madrid, Zenit St Petersburg, Austria Vienna
GROUP H: Barcelona, AC Milan, Ajax, CELTIC