Europe’s heavyweights lock horns in exciting UCL draws!
The group stage draws for the UEFA Champions League 2020/21 season was held in Geneva, Switzerland on Thursday, and once again, delivered several exciting matchups that already have the fans thrilled for this month’s kick-off.
Reigning champions Bayern Munich were drawn in Group A alongside Atletico Madrid, who played each other four times in 2016, while last season’s runners-up Paris Saint-Germain will have an early reunion with RB Leipzig, whom they beat in the semi-finals just two months ago.
There are several teams who’ll also be meeting for the very first time too, and numerous players going head-to-head against their former sides, to put the cherry on top. Here’s the result of the draw in full:
As the whole schedule was released last night, the first round of games will be played on the 20th and 21st of October, and concluding on the 9th and 10th of December.
Like always, the draws sent the Twitteratti into delirium, drawing all kinds of reactions from fans, pundits, clubs, etc. alike. Here we look at some of the best ones:
How some of the pundits reacted to the draw:
The draw was once again kind for Chelsea…
Manchester United meet a familiar foe:
New rivals on the horizon for 2019 champions Liverpool –
Good omens for the Manchester teams?