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Champions League Draw, Group Stage 2019 live stream: Time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

It begins.

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The draw for the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League Group Stage takes place today at 18:00 CEST. Real Madrid will be in the second pot for the first time in three years and that means that Los Blancos might face a tough opponent in this round.


Date: 08/29/2019

Time: 18:00 CET, 12:00pm EST, 09:00am Pacific.

Venue: Grimaldi Forum, Montecarlo, Monaco.

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Seeding pots

Pot 1: Liverpool, Chelsea, Barcelona, Manchester City, Juventus, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Zenit.

Pot 2: Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Shakhtar Donetsk, Tottenham Hotspur, Ajax, Benfica.

Pot 3: Lyon, Bayer Leverkusen, Salzburg, Olympiacos, Club Brugge, Valencia, Inter Milan, Dinamo Zagreb.

Pot 4: Lokomotiv Moskva, Genk, Galatasaray, RB Leipzig, Slavia Praha, Crvena zvezda, Atalanta, LOSC Lille.

Basic information (via

  • The 26 teams given direct entry to the group stage under the competition system introduced in 2018/19 are joined by the six winners of the play-off ties.
  • No team can play a club from their own association and, based on decisions taken by the UEFA Executive Committee, clubs from Russia and Ukraine must not be drawn in the same group.
  • In the case of associations with two or more representatives, clubs will be paired in order to split their matches between Tuesday and Wednesday.
  • If a paired club is drawn, for example, in Groups A, B, C or D, the other paired club – once drawn – will automatically be assigned to one of Groups E, F, G or H.
  • The draw also establishes the groups for the UEFA Champions League path of the UEFA Youth League.

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