THE Champions League group stage returns in September with 4 Premier League sides starting their problem for the trophy.
Manchester Metropolis are the only real English aspect in Pot 1, whereas Tottenham and Manchester United will hope for a good draw going within the Pot 2.
However Liverpool might face a Group of Demise ought to they go within the third spherical, regardless of taking part in within the Champions League last in Might.
Can two English groups play one another within the Champions League group stage?
NO, they can not. Sides from the identical nation keep away from one another within the group phases, which means Manchester Metropolis might have solely a decide of 5 groups from Pot 2.
In the meantime, Man United, Liverpool and Spurs will all keep away from the Premier League champions till at the very least the knockout phases.
The identical rule applies for matches within the Spherical of 16, however English sides might face one another within the quarter-finals.
What time is the Champions League draw?
THE Champions League draw takes place on Thursday, August 30.
TV protection of the draw begins at four.30pm on BT Sport 2.
It will likely be held on the Grimaldi Discussion board in Monaco.
When are the Champions League matches?
18/19 September: Group stage matchday one
2/three October: Group stage matchday two
23/24 October: Group stage matchday three
6/7 November: Group stage matchday 4
27/28 November: Group stage matchday 5
11/12 December: Group stage matchday six
17 December: Spherical of 16 draw
12/13 and 19/20 February: Spherical of 16 first leg
5/6 and 12/13 March: Spherical of 16 second leg
15 March: Quarter-final and semi-final draw
9/10 April: Quarter-finals first leg
16/17 April: Quarter-finals second leg
30 April/1 Might: Semi-finals first leg
7/eight Might: Semi-finals second leg
1 June: Last (Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid)