Champions League draw at 5pm! Who could we meet?
25 August 2016|Tottenham Hotspur
The clock is ticking - the draw for the group stage of the Champions League takes place at 5pm (UK time) this evening.
Having qualified for the group stages by finishing third in the Premier League last season, we find ourselves in Pot 3 for the draw in Monaco.
Thirty-two teams will make up four groups of eight containing one team from each of the four pots.
The top two from each group then progress to the knockout stage in February.
UEFA.com have confirmed the make up of the pots as follows...
Pot 1 consists of the holders (Real Madrid) and the champions of the top-seven ranked nations at the end of 2014-15 (when the 2016-17 access list was set).
Pot 1: Real Madrid (ESP, holders), Barcelona (ESP), Leicester City (ENG), Bayern München (GER), Juventus (ITA), Benfica (POR), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), CSKA Moskva (RUS).
The remaining three pots are decided by each team's UEFA club coefficient as of the end of last season.
Pot 2: Atlético Madrid (ESP), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Arsenal (ENG), Manchester City (ENG), Sevilla (ESP), Porto (POR), Napoli (ITA), Bayer Leverkusen (GER).
Pot 3: Basel (SUI), TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (ENG), Dynamo Kyiv (UKR), Lyon (FRA), PSV Eindhoven (NED), Sporting CP (POR), Club Brugge (BEL), Mönchengladbach (GER).
Pot 4: Celtic (SCO), Monaco (FRA), Beşiktaş (TUR), Legia Warszawa (POL), Dinamo Zagreb (CRO), Ludogorets Razgrad (BUL), København (DEN), Rostov (RUS).
- No team can play a club from their own association, with the exact draw procedure to be confirmed before the ceremony.
- Following a decision by the UEFA Executive Committee, Ukrainian and Russian teams cannot be drawn against each other.
- The draw also establishes the groups for the UEFA Champions League path of the UEFA Youth League.