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UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw

Join us in the comments section for today’s draw!

UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League - Q1 and Q2 Qualifying Round Draw Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images

We all know Roma has the worst of luck when it comes to these kinds of things. So grab a seat, your drink of choice, and join us for an hour of UEFA whacking off to Ronaldo and Messi while bending Roma over during the draw process. Should be fun!


Time: 6 p.m. CET, Noon EST.

Location: Monaco

TV: Fox Sports 2 (USA), Real TV Channels (other countries)

Streaming:, Fox Sports Go


Pot 1: Real Madrid (ESP, holders), Bayern München (GER), Juventus (ITA) Benfica (POR), Chelsea (ENG), Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR), Monaco (FRA), Spartak Moskva (RUS)

Pot 2: Barcelona (ESP), Atlético Madrid (ESP), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Sevilla (ESP), Manchester City (ENG), Porto (POR), Manchester United (ENG)

Pot 3: Napoli (ITA), Tottenham Hotspur (ENG), Basel (SUI), Olympiacos (GRE), Anderlecht (BEL), Liverpool (ENG), Roma (ITA), Beşiktaş (TUR)

Pot 4: Celtic (SCO), CSKA Moskva (RUS), Sporting CP (POR), APOEL (CYP), Feyenoord (NED), Maribor (SVN), Qarabağ (AZE), RB Leipzig (GER)

Draw notes

  • No team can play a club from their own association, with the exact draw procedure to be confirmed before the ceremony.
  • Following a decision by the UEFA Executive Committee, Ukrainian and Russian teams cannot be drawn against each other.
  • The draw also establishes the groups for the UEFA Champions League path of the UEFA Youth League.


12/13 September: Group stage, matchday one

26/27 September: Group stage, matchday two

17/18 October: Group stage, matchday three

31 October/1 November: Group stage, matchday four

21/22 November: Group stage, matchday five

5/6 December: Group stage, matchday six

11 December: Round of 16 draw

13/14 & 20/21 February: Round of 16, first leg

6/7 & 13/14 March: Round of 16, second leg

16 March: Quarter-final draw

3/4 April: Quarter-finals, first leg

10/11 April: Quarter-finals, second leg

13 April: Semi-final and final draw

24/25 April: Semi-finals, first leg

1/2 May: Semi-finals, second leg

26 May: Final (NSK Olimpiyski, Kyiv)


How terrible is this draw going to be for Roma?

This poll is closed

  • 5%
    Easier than Borriello in a nightclub
    (2 votes)
  • 17%
    As average as Wanda Nara
    (7 votes)
  • 56%
    "Roma Happened"; bad but expected
    (22 votes)
  • 20%
    Mauro Goicochea-level terrible
    (8 votes)
39 votes total Vote Now