At the draw in Geneva, the German champions and the Dortmund team took on attainable tasks – unlike the other two Bundesliga clubs.
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Spectacular draw for the group stage of the Champions League in Geneva – luck and bad luck for the German teams! In Thursday’s draw, reigning Champions League winners FC Bayern Atlético Madrid, FC Salzburg and Lok Moscow were drawn, and Dortmund will meet Zenit Saint Petersburg, Lazio and FC Bruges in Group F.
RB Leipzig, on the other hand, was hit very hard in Group H with Paris St. Germain, Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir. Borussia Mönchengladbach also had a difficult match and will face Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter Milan in group B.
The groups at a glance:
|group A.||Group B.||Group C.||Group D.||Group E.||Group F.||Group G.||Group H.|
|FC Bayern||Real Madrid||FC Porto||Liverpool FC||Sevilla FC||Zenit Saint Petersburg||Juventus||PSG|
|Atletico Madrid||Shakhtar Donetsk||Manchester City||Ajax||Chelsea FC||Borussia Dortmund||FC Barcelona||Manchester United|
|FC Salzburg||Inter Milan||Olympiacos||Atalanta Bergamo||FC Krasnodar||Lazio Rome||Dynamo Kiev||RB Leipzig|
|Moscow locomotive||Borussia Monchengladbach||Olympique Marseille||FC Midtjylland||Rennes stadium||Club Brugge||Ferencvaros Budapest||Istanbul Basaksehir|
The draw for reading in the ticker:
6:35 PM hours: And at the end of the evening the king’s award: Robert Lewandowski is Europe’s Footballer of the Year! FC Bayern’s Polish goalscorer has received his coveted and well-deserved accolade. There is also a second title for Pernille Harder among women.
6:28 PM: Finally the award for the coach of the year – it’s Bayern coach Hansi Flick! The German record champion’s coach beat Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp and Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann, while Olympique Lyon coach Jean-Luc Vasseur won the women’s event.
6:21 PM: Ferencvaros Budapest is the last club to end up in group G.
6:20 pm: And there are the Gladbachers! The foals have to go to Real, Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter in group B!
6:19 PM: The Danes from FC Midtjylland come into Group D.
6:18 PM: Stade Rennes joins Group E.
6:17 PM: Leipzig’s last opponent in the group is Istanbul’s Basaksehir.
6.16 pm: Dortmund’s last opponent in the group is also there: Club Brugge.
6:16 pm: Bavaria’s last opponent is for sure! It’s Moscow locomotive!
6:15 pm: Olympique Marseille lands in group C.
6:14 PM: It now moves to the last lottery pot 4.
6:07 PM: The awards for the best forwards of the season are now being handed out – and unsurprisingly, Bayern player Robert Lewandowski wins, and ex-Wolfsburg women Pernille Harder.
6:05 PM: Inter Milan is drawn in group B – and last comes the next BVB opponent: Lazio Rome.
6.44 pm: And the next opponent for Bayern: FC Salzburg is in group A!
6:03 PM: Olympiacos is in group C, Dynamo Kiev in group G at Juve and Barca.
6:02 PM: This is a spectacular group too! Atalanta Bergamo with DFB star Robin Gosens heads to Liverpool and Ajax!
6:01 pm: Hammerless for RB Leipzig! Coach Julian Nagelsmann’s team is coming to PSG and Manchester United in Group H!
6 pm: Champions League newcomer FC Krasnodar joins Group E.
5:57 PM: The draw continues with lottery pot 3, in which RB Leipzig also awaits.
5:53 PM: It goes to the awards ceremony for the best midfielders. Kevin de Bruyne of Man City won – and German national player Dzsenifer Maroszan, who took third prize for Olympique Lyon.
5:51 PM: Manchester City lands in group C with FC Porto and Manchester United joins PSG in group H. This concludes lottery pot 2 –
5:50 PM: Borussia Dortmund now also has a group! BVB is coming to Zenit St. Petersburg in Group F.
5:49 PM: Shakhtar Donetsk from Ukraine draws lottery ticket Florent Malouda in group B.
5:48 PM: Ajax has to compete against Jürgen Klopps Liverpool FC in group D.
5:47 PM: FC Barcelona will be drawn to Group G along with Juventus Turin – Messi will once again face Ronaldo.
5:46 PM: Chelsea FC lands with Europa League winner Sevilla.
5:45 PM: The first Bayern opponent is for sure! It’s Atlético Madrid!
5:42 PM: The draw continues with lottery pot 2.
5:36 PM: Then the defenders of the season are honored – and again a star of Bayern wins the award: Joshua Kimmich receives the award.
The women’s prize goes to Wendie Renard, also from Olympique Lyon.
5:35 PM: Los fairy Didier Drogba is the first to draw Bayern, who lands in group A, from pot 1. Real Madrid led Group B, FC Porto landed in Group C, Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool FC headed Group D, Europa League winners Sevilla FC were included in Group E, Zenit St. Petersburg Group F, Juventus landed in Group G. and Paris St Germain in group H.
5:25 PM: Here we go! The first part of the draw begins.
5:20 PM: First, the goalkeepers of the season are rewarded – and there is the first German winner: the title for Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was already set, he won against Atlético goalkeeper Jan Oblak and PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
Sarah Bouhaddi won the women’s category – the Frenchwoman won the Champions League with Olympique Lyon
5:10 PM: Again the pots in the overview:
Pot 1: Bayern Munich, Sevilla FC, Real Madrid, Liverpool FC, Juventus Turin, Paris St. Germain, Zenit St. Petersburg, FC Porto
Pot 2: Borussia Dortmund, FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Chelsea, Ajax Amsterdam
Pot 3: RB Leipzig, Dynamo Kyiv, Red Bull Salzburg, Inter Milan, Olympiakos Piraeus, Lazio Rome, FK Krasnodar, Atalanta Bergamo
Pot 4: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Lokomotiv Moscow, Olympique Marseille, FC Bruges, Istanbul Basaksehir, FC Midtjylland, Stade Rennes, Ferencvaros Budapest
17 hours: The show in Geneva begins, Uefa chairman Alexander Ceferin gives a short speech in times of the Corona crisis.
Before the draw: Even if Bayern are in the first pot, Munich can still face a death group with Manchester City, Inter Milan and Olympique Marseille.
Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig are also not immune from the draw in Nyon, as they will be drawn into a difficult group on their way to the final on May 29, 2021 in Istanbul. The hardest blow could be Gladbach, who could potentially face FC Liverpool, FC Barcelona and Inter Milan. Even if FC Bayern are in the first pot, Munich could still have a kill group with Manchester City, Inter Milan and Olympique. Marseille. threaten.