The groups for a UEFA Champions League trail of a UEFA Youth League have been set by a pull for a comparison competition: a other 32 teams in a domestic champions trail go into Tuesday’s knockout draw.
UEFA Champions League trail draw
Group A: Benfica (POR), Manchester United (ENG), Basel (SUI), CSKA Moskva (RUS)
Group B: Bayern MÃ¼nchen (GER), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), Anderlecht (BEL), Celtic (SCO)
Group C: Chelsea (ENG), AtlÃ©tico Madrid (ESP), Roma (ITA), QarabaÄŸ (AZE)
Group D: Juventus (ITA), Barcelona (ESP), Olympiacos (GRE), Sporting CP (POR)
Group E: Spartak Moskva (RUS), Sevilla (ESP),Â Liverpool (ENG), Maribor (SVN)
Group F: Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR), Manchester City (ENG), Napoli (ITA), Feyenoord (NED)
Group G: Monaco (FRA), Porto (POR), BeÅŸiktaÅŸ (TUR), RB Leipzig (GER)
Group H: Real Madrid (ESP), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Tottenham Hotspur (ENG), APOEL (CYP)
Teams in domestic champions trail (drawn Tuesday)
Internazionale Milano (ITA), Bordeaux (FRA), Krasnodar (RUS), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR), Ajax (NED), Bursaspor (TUR), Sparta Praha (CZE), Dinamo BucureÈ™ti (ROU), Salzburg (AUT, holders), Lokomotiva Zagreb (CRO), Legia Warszawa (POL), Shakhtyor Soligorsk (BLR), Hammarby (SWE), Molde (NOR), Maccabi Haifa (ISR), Esbjerg (SWE), Brodarac (SRB), Kairat Almaty (KAZ), Ludogorets (BUL), Nitra (SVK), Budapest HonvÃ©d (HUN), Zimbru ChiÈ™inÄƒu (MDA)* Breidablik (ISL), Saburtalo (GEO),Â KÃ¤Pa (FIN), Â Å½eljezniÄar (BIH), Vllaznia (ALB), ShkÃ«ndija (MKD), UCD (IRL), LiepÄja (LVA), Dudelange (LUX), Sutjeska (MNE)
UEFA Champions League path
The 32 clubs entering around a UEFA Champions League will contest in groups with a same make-up and tie list as a comparison competition.
â€¢ The 8 organisation winners will swell true to a turn of 16.
â€¢ The 8 runners-up will go into a play-offs.
Domestic champions path
The 32 teams will contest in dual knockout rounds of home-and-away ties. There will be no seeding.
â€¢ The 8 teams remaining after a second turn will go into a play-offs.
The 8 domestic champions trail survivors will be drawn during home to a 8 UEFA Champions League trail runners-up in one-off ties to confirm a 8 remaining turn of 16 berths.
Knockout proviso and final
The knockout phase, starting with a turn of 16, will include of single-leg ties.
â€¢ The semi-finals and a final will be played on 20 and 23 Apr respectively during a Colovray track conflicting UEFA’s Swiss domicile in Nyon.
More information can be seen in a competition’s official regulations.
UEFA Champions League draw: 24 August, Monaco
Domestic champions trail pull (both rounds): 29 August, Nyon
UEFA Champions League trail matchday one: 12/13 September
UEFA Champions League trail matchday two: 26/27 September
Domestic champions trail turn one, initial leg: 27 September
UEFA Champions League trail matchday three: 17/18 October
Domestic champions trail turn one, second leg: 18 October
UEFA Champions League trail matchday four: 31 October/1 November
Domestic champions trail turn two, initial leg: 1 November
UEFA Champions League trail matchday five: 21/22 November
Domestic champions trail turn two, second leg: 22 November
UEFA Champions League trail matchday six: 5/6 December
Play-off draw: 11 December
Play-offs: 6/7 February
Knockout pull (round of 16 onwards): 9 February
Round of 16: 20/21 February
Quarter-finals: 13/14 March
Semi-final: 20 April, Nyon
Final: 23 April, Nyon
Still confused? Let this striking explain what happens…