Manchester Champions League Potential Group Stage Opponents

Manchester Champions League Potential Group Stage Opponents

Manchester City continue to fight for an elusive first Champions League title as they await their group stage opponents.

It has now been 11 seasons since manager Pep Guardiola last won the competition, despite dominating both the Bundesliga and then Premier League during that time.

The addition of Erling Haaland surely boosts City’s chances of finally ending the drought, but there remains plenty of banana skins in the group stage.

 

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Man City are in Pot 1 for the draw, here’s who they could face

 

Champions League pots

Pot 1

Real Madrid, Eintracht Frankfurt, Man City, AC Milan, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Porto, Ajax

Pot 2

Liverpool, Chelsea, Barcelona, Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, RB Leipzig, Tottenham

Pot 3

Borussia Dortmund, Salzburg, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Napoli, Sporting Lisbon, Bayer Leverkusen

Pot 4

Marseille, Club Brugge, Celtic

TBC: Benfica, Rangers, Dinamo Zabreb, Red Star, Copenhagen, Viktoria Plzen

 

Best-case scenario

  • Man City
  • RB Leipzig
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Club Brugge

Group of death

  • Man City
  • Juventus
  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Celtic

The draw for the Champions League group stage is on Thursday, August 25, at 5pm BST.

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