In the draw in Geneva, the German champions and the Dortmund team caught feasible tasks – in contrast to the other two Bundesliga clubs.
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Spectacular draw for the Champions League group stage in Geneva – with luck and bad luck for the German teams! In the drawing on Thursday, the reigning Champions League winners FC Bayern Atlético Madrid, FC Salzburg and Lok Moscow were drawn, and Dortmund will meet Zenit St. Petersburg, Lazio and FC Bruges in Group F.
RB Leipzig, on the other hand, was hit very hard in Group H with Paris St. Germain, Manchester United and Istanbul Basaksehir. Borussia Mönchengladbach also had a tough lot and has to face Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter Milan in Group B.
The groups at a glance:
|Group A||Group B||Group C||Group D||Group E||Group F.||Group G||Group H.|
|FC Bayern||real Madrid||FC Porto||Liverpool FC||Sevilla FC||Zenit St. Petersburg||Juventus||PSG|
|Atlético Madrid||Shakhtar Donetsk||Manchester City||Ajax||Chelsea FC||Borussia Dortmund||FC Barcelona||Manchester United|
|FC Salzburg||Inter Milan||Olympiacos||Atalanta Bergamo||FC Krasnodar||Lazio Rome||Dynamo Kiev||RB Leipzig|
|Moscow locomotive||Borussia Monchengladbach||Olympique Marseille||FC Midtjylland||Rennes stadium||Club Bruges||Ferencvaros Budapest||Istanbul Basaksehir|
The draw for reading in the ticker:
6:35 pm: And at the end of the evening the king’s award: Robert Lewandowski is Europe’s Footballer of the Year! The Polish goalscorer of FC Bayern has his longed-for and well-deserved award. There is also a second title for Pernille Harder among women.
6:28 pm: Finally, the award for the coach of the year – it’s Bayern coach Hansi Flick! The coach of the German record champions prevailed against Liverpool’s Jürgen Klopp and Leipzig’s Julian Nagelsmann, while coach Jean-Luc Vasseur from Olympique Lyon wins the women’s event.
6:21 pm: Ferencvaros Budapest is the last club to end up in Group G.
6:20 pm: And there are the Gladbachers! The foals have to go to Real, Shakhtar Donetsk and Inter in Group B!
6:19 pm: The Danes from FC Midtjylland come in Group D.
6:18 pm: Stade Rennes joins Group E.
6:17 p.m.: Leipzig’s last group opponent is Basaksehir from Istanbul.
6:16 p.m.: Dortmund’s last opponent in the group is also there: Club Brugge.
6:16 p.m.: Bavaria’s last group opponent is certain! It’s Moscow locomotive!
6:15 pm: Olympique Marseille lands in Group C.
6:14 pm: It now goes to the last lottery pot 4.
6:07 pm: The prizes for the best strikers of the season are now being awarded – and, unsurprisingly, Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski wins, and for the women, ex-Wolfsburg Pernille Harder.
6:05 pm: Inter Milan will be drawn in Group B – and last of all comes the next BVB opponent: Lazio Rome.
6:04 p.m.: And the next opponent for Bayern: FC Salzburg is in Group A!
6:03 pm: Olympiacos are in Group C, Dynamo Kiev in Group G at Juve and Barca.
6:02 pm: This is also a spectacular group! Atalanta Bergamo with DFB star Robin Gosens is drawn to Liverpool and Ajax!
6:01 p.m.: Hammerless for RB Leipzig! The team of coach Julian Nagelsmann joins PSG and Manchester United in Group H!
6 pm: Champions League newcomer FC Krasnodar joins Group E.
5:57 pm: The draw continues with lottery pot 3, in which RB Leipzig is also waiting.
5:53 pm: It goes to the awarding of the prizes for the best midfield players. It wins Man City’s Kevin de Bruyne – and the German national player Dzsenifer Maroszan, who brings the third award for Olympique Lyon.
5:51 pm: Manchester City land in Group C with FC Porto and Manchester United join PSG in Group H. This concludes lottery pot 2 –
5:50 pm: Borussia Dortmund now also has a group! BVB comes to Zenit St. Petersburg in Group F.
5:49 pm: Shakhtar Donetsk from Ukraine draws lottery ticket Florent Malouda in Group B.
5:48 pm: Ajax have to take on Jürgen Klopps Liverpool FC in Group D.
5:47 pm: FC Barcelona will be drawn into Group G with Juventus Turin – Messi will once again face Ronaldo.
5:46 pm: Chelsea FC lands at Europa League winners Sevilla.
5:45 pm: The first Bayern opponent is certain! It’s Atlético Madrid!
5:42 pm: The draw continues with pot 2.
5:36 pm: Next, the defenders of the season will be honored – and again a Bayern star clears the award: Joshua Kimmich receives the award.
The women’s award goes to Wendie Renard, also from Olympique Lyon.
5:35 pm: Losfee Didier Drogba is the first to draw the Bavarians from Pot 1 and land in Group A. Real Madrid lead Group B, FC Porto landed in Group C, Jürgen Klopp and FC Liverpool headed Group D, Europa League winners Sevilla FC were drawn into Group E, Zenit St. Petersburg Group F, Juventus ended up in Group G. and Paris St. Germain in Group H.
5:25 pm: Here we go! The first part of the draw begins.
5:20 pm: First the goalkeepers of the season are awarded – and there is the first German winner: The title for Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was already fixed, he prevailed against Atlético goalkeeper Jan Oblak and PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
Sarah Bouhaddi won the women’s competition – the French won the Champions League with Olympique Lyon
5:10 pm: Once again the pots in the overview:
Pot 1: Bayern Munich, Sevilla FC, Real Madrid, Liverpool FC, Juventus Turin, Paris St. Germain, Zenit St. Petersburg, FC Porto
Pot 2: Borussia Dortmund, FC Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Chelsea, Ajax Amsterdam
Pot 3: RB Leipzig, Dynamo Kiev, Red Bull Salzburg, Inter Milan, Olympiacos Piraeus, Lazio Rome, FK Krasnodar, Atalanta Bergamo
Pot 4: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Lokomotiv Moscow, Olympique Marseille, FC Bruges, Istanbul Basaksehir, FC Midtjylland, Stade Rennes, Ferencvaros Budapest
17 o’clock: The show in Geneva starts, Uefa President Alexander Ceferin gives a short address in times of the Corona crisis.
Before the draw: Even if Bayern is in pot one, Munich could still face a group of deaths with Manchester City, Inter Milan and Olympique Marseille.
Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig are also not immune to the draw in Nyon from being drawn into a difficult group on the way to the final on May 29, 2021 in Istanbul. The hardest hit could be Gladbach, who could potentially have to deal with FC Liverpool, FC Barcelona and Inter Milan. Even if FC Bayern is in pot one, Munich could still have a death group with Manchester City, Inter Milan and Olympique Marseille threaten.