Champions League draw: Who will the English teams play?

  • 28 August 2014
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The draw for the group stage of this season's Champions League has been completed.

Arsenal were the first English team drawn and will play in group D, where they will have games against Borussia Dortmund, Galatasary and Anderlecht.

Premier League champions Manchester City face German giants Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow and Roma in group E.

In group G, Chelsea will play Schalke, Sporting Lisbon and Maribor, who eliminated Celtic in the qualifiers.

Returning to the competition for the first time in five years, Liverpool have a tough draw in group B, with fixtures against reigning champions Real Madrid, Basel and Bulgarian side Ludogorets Razgrad.

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Image caption Liverpool will face the reigning champions

The groups in full are:

Group A: Atletico Madrid, Juventus, Olympiakos, Malmo

Group B: Real Madrid, Basel, Liverpool, Ludogorets Razgrad

Group C: Benfica, Zenit St Petersburg, Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco

Group D:Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Galatasaray, Anderlecht

Group E: Bayern Munich, Manchester City, CSKA Moscow, Roma

Group F: Barcelona, Paris St-Germain, Ajax, Apoel Nicosia

Group G:Chelsea, Schalke, Sporting Lisbon, Maribor

Group H: Porto, Shakhtar Donetsk, Athletic Bilbao, BATE Borisov

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