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The 2017/18 Champions League Group Stage Draw
After what was another thrilling year for the Champions League last season, we bring to you now the final group stage draw for the 2017/18 season. Domestically, we see a number of teams who have fought hard for their place in this seasons tournament.
We've seen shocks such as Leipzig coming second in the Bundesliga, we've seen rebirths from Jurgen Klopps Liverpool, Hoffenheim finished well enough for a play off spot and shocked everyone by beating Napoli in the play offs to get here.
Yes ladies and gentlemen, it's time to witness the highs and lows of the Champions League this season and what better place to start than in this beautiful country of Switzerland where we will find out who will be fighting who for their place in the round of 16.
Here are the groups in full:
1. MANCHESTER UNITED
1. PARIS SAINT GERMAIN
2. BAYERN MUNICH
1. MANCHESTER CITY
2. SL BENFICA
3. OGC NICE
4. DYNAMO KYIV
2. RASENBALLSPORT LEIPZIG
3. SPARTAK MOSCOW
2. TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR
2. CHELSEA FC
1. REAL MADRID
1. ATLETICO MADRID
3. AS MONACO
4. FC RED BULL SALZBURG
So an extremely challenging round for many teams here. We have the huge underdogs of last season Leipzig going up against one of Europes biggest - FC Barcelona.
Liverpool feature in what looks like on paper the 'group of death' facing up to Dortmund and the most successful team in the competition - Real Madrid.
Roma and chelsea too feature in what looks like a very exciting group and we see two of the biggest and baddest, Bayern Munich and PSG face off in the first game week.
It's going to be an exciting year full of ups and downs, we can't wait for June to come around for the final conclusion.