Champions League Draw: Arsenal to Face PSG, as Leicester City Gets Fair Group

It was all about the  Champions League Draw on Thursday as the Union Of European Football Associations (UEFA) had the draw for the 2016/ 2017 Champions League group stage.

The 2016/2017 UEFA champions league draw gave the best of welcomes to new comers and current English Champions Leicester city. The foxes have been drawn into a group which pairs them with FC Porto, Club Brugge and FC Copenhagen. Should they show the tenacity of last season, i see them qualifying.

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Tottenham Hotspurs also ran out with a fair draw. Spurs are drawn against the into a group containing  Bayer Leverkusen, Monaco and CSKA Moscow. A very fair group in all honesty.

The other English representatives got tougher draws. Manchester City will have to get past FC Barcelona while Arsenal will lock horns with Paris Saint Germain.

Current champions Real Madrid will start their title defence against Borussia Dortmund, Sporting Lisbon, Legia Warsaw.

2016/2017 UEFA champions league draw In Details

Group A

PSG

Arsenal

Basel

Ludogorets Razgrad

Group B

Benfica

Napoli

Dynamo Kiev

Besiktas

Group C

Barcelona

Manchester City

Borussia Monchengladbach

Celtic

Group D

Bayern Munich

Atletico Madrid

PSV Eindhoven

FC Rostov

Group E

CSKA Moscow

Bayer Leverkusen

Tottenham Hotspur

Monaco

Group F

Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund

Sporting Lisbon

Legia Warsaw

Group G

Leicester City

Porto

Club Brugge

FC Copenhagen

Group H

Juventus

Sevilla

Lyon

Dinamo Zagreb

In another news, Cristiano Ronaldo was named the UEFA player of the year 2016. The Real Madrid forward guided both club and country to top UEFA honours. Real Madrid won the Uefa champions league against city rivals Athletico Madrid in May.

Portugal inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo won the 2016 UEFA Euro in France against all odds having had a very poor group stage and playing the finals against the host country france.

We will like hear your views on the champions league draw and the chances of the teams in making it out of their respective groups.


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