Champions League draw: Arsenal and Manchester City handed tough groups

Champions League draw: Arsenal and Manchester City handed tough groups

Arsenal has been handed yet another difficult task of facing Bayern Munich in the Champions League group stage for the third time in four seasons .The German Champions have beaten the gunners  twice in the last three seasons of European football.
Arsene Wenger’s Team were also drawn in the same Group  with Dinamo Zagreb of Croatia and  Olympiacos, of Greece for the fourth time in seven season.

Manchester City is arguably in the Group of death having been  drawn against Europa League winners Sevilla , Borussia Monchengladbach and  last season’s  Champions League runners-up Juventus in Group D.

Manchester United return to the Champions League group stages this season was marked by being drawn in an easier group compared to other English teams. United was drawn in Group B which has the likes of PSV Eindhoven, CSKA Moscow and Wolfsburg


Reigning English Premier League Champions, Chelsea  were  drawn in Group that includes Porto, whom manager Jose Mourinho led to  Champions League triumph in 2004,  Dynamo Kiev of Ukraine and Maccabi Tel-Aviv of Isreal.

Champions League holders Barcelona were drawn with  German side Bayer Leverkusen, Roma of Italy and  BATE Borisov in Group E, while its La Liga rival, Real Madrid will tussle it out with  Paris Saint-Germain, Shakhtar Donestk and Malmo in Group A.
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