The 2014/15 UEFA Champions League group stage draw was carried out yesterday in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
As usual, 32 teams were chopped into eight groups A-H, but the highlight of it all is returnees, Liverpool, paired together in Group B alongside defending champions Real Madrid.
Statistically but sides have a rich history, and with 15 European trophies between them, the fixtures over both legs will be a joy to watch when the competition kicks off on September 16.
By the way, Manchester United didn’t take part in the draws for the first time in 19 years after finishing 7th last season in a dreadful Premier League campaign, sadly!.
However, here’s the draw in full:
Group A: Atletico Madrid, Juventus,
Group B: Real Madrid, Basel, Liverpool, Ludogorets
Group C: Benfica, Zenit St Petersburg, Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco
Group D: Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund,
Group E: Bayern Munich, Manchester City, CSKA Moscow, Roma
Group F: Barcelona, PSG, Ajax, APOEL
Group G: Chelsea, Schalke, Sporting Lisbon, Maribor
Group H: Porto, Shakhtar Donetsk, Athletic Bilbao, BATE Borisov.