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Liverpool will take on Ajax, Atalanta and Midtjylland in the group stages of the Champions League, which will also see Barcelona face Juventus following Thursday’s draw in Geneva. The Premier League champions, who have won the European Cup six times, were one of the eight top seeds and went into Group D.
European heavyweights Barca, thrashed 8-2 by eventual champions Bayern Munich in last season’s one-off quarter-finals, were drawn together with Juve in Group G—which will see Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo renew their rivalry.Group G is completed by Dynamo Kyiv and Hungarian side Ferencvaros.
Manchester City have been drawn alongside Porto, Olympiacos and Olympique Marseille in Group C.Manchester United are in Group H, where they will take on last season’s runners-up Paris St Germain as well as RB Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir.
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In Group E, Chelsea have been drawn alongside Europa League winners Sevilla, Krasnodar and Stade Rennais. Holders Bayern Munich are in Group A along with Atlético Madrid, Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow. Group B will see Real Madrid, who hold a record 13 European Cup titles, face Inter Milan, Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Zenit St. Petersburg are top seeds in Group F, where they will take on Borussia Dortmund, Lazio and Club Brugge.The opening Champions League group fixtures will take place on October 20 and 21, with the scheduling set to be confirmed on Friday evening.The 2021 Champions League final is set to be held at the Atatürk Stadium in Istanbul on May 29.
Lewandowski UEFA Men’s Player of the Year – De Bruyne best midfielder
Robert Lewandowski, in the meantime, won the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award.”I would like to thank my coach, teammates and especially my family, without them that would not have been possible,” Lewandowski said. “I am so happy.” It was the second award of the night for the 32-year-old, Lewandowski also won the award for the best forward, meanwhile, teammates Manuel Neuer (goalkeeper of the year), Joshua Kimmich (defender of the year) and his coach Hansi Flick (coach of the year) also received awards.
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Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne was named Champions League men’s midfielder of the season.“It’s really nice. In the Champions League you play against the best players in world and I want to compete with them,” the Belgium international said in a broadcast on the UEFA website.
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Liverpool will face Ajax in Group D – Lewandowski UEFA Player of the Year