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Reigning champions Chelsea to meet Juventus in group stage of UEFA Champions League

Xinhua | Updated: 2021-08-27 10:10
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Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta holds the UEFA Champions League trophy as Chelsea players welcome their supporters ahead of the pre-season friendly football match between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge in London on August 4, 2021. [Photo/Agencies]

LONDON -- Defending champions Chelsea will face Juventus while runners-up Manchester City are going to meet Paris Saint-Germain in the group stage of this season's UEFA Champions League.

The draw was unveiled in Istanbul on Thursday with Manchester City being potted in Group A to against Paris Saint-Germain as the French giants are expected to be boosted by the join of Argentine star Lionel Messi.

Holders Chelsea will face Juventus in group G while another Premier League side Liverpool are going to play against AC Milan in group B.

The group-stage competition will start on September 14 and finish on December 8. The final will be held in St Petersburg, Russia on May 28.

Following is the draw in full:

Group A: Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Leipzig, Club Brugge

Group B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Porto, AC Milan

Group C: Sporting Lisbon, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas

Group D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sheriff Tiraspol

Group E: Bayern, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv

Group F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, Young Boys

Group G: Lille, Sevilla, Salzburg, Wolfsburg

Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit, Malmo

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