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UEFA Holds 2020/2021 UCL Draws

The group state draws for the 2020/2021 season of UEFA’s flagship competition, the UEFA Champions League will hold today.

The draws take place from 4:00 PM Nigerian time on Thursday 1 October at the RTS studios in Geneva, Switzerland.

The draws will pit last year’s winners, Bayern Munich of Germany against other top teams across all European football leagues who qualified for the group stage either via topping their various leagues or winning their playoff matches.

Teams like winners of last season’s UEFA Europa League, Sevilla FC of Spain, their La Liga counterparts, Real Madrid, champions of England, Liverpool, Juventus of Italy, Paris Saint-Germain of France, Russia’s Zenit St. Petersburg and Portuguese League champions FC Porto will be in Pot 1 for the draws.

While other top teams like Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea FC, all of England, FC Barcelona and Atletico Madrid of Spain, FC Dortmund of Germany and so on will be in pot 2.

Also, winners of various categories of UEFA Awards will be announced at the awards, with both Manuel Neuer and Robert Lewandowski of FC Bayern Munich and Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City in the running for the top prize.

Maxwell Oyekunle

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