2019/2020 UCL: Real Madrid meets PSG, as Chelsea draw Ajax


The 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League will see Chelsea face Ajax Amsterdam in the group stages of the competition.

The draw, conducted on Thursday in France will have the defending champions Liverpool, battle a familiar SSC Napoli in Group E, as Real Madrid will also have a date with Paris Saint-Germain

The Spanish and French giant, paired in group A,  will be joined by Belgian top-flight runners-up Club Brugge and Galatasaray.

Group F is tagged the group of death, with reigning La Liga champions Barcelona paired with Borussia Dortmund,  Inter Milan and Slavia Prague.

Last season’s finalist, Tottenham Hotspurs have been grouped with Bayern Munich in Group B, Olympiacos and Red Star Belgrade completing the number.

Group C will have another group stage rematch, as Manchester City will face Shakhtar for the second straight year. They are joined by Atalanta and GNK Dinamo.

Meanwhile in Group D, Juventus re-unite with old foes Atletico Madrid.  Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow joins the giants in the group.

Group G features Zenit, Benfica, Lyon and RB Leipzig.

The group stage of the 2019/2020 UEFA Champions League kicks off on September 17, with teams competing in six match-days until December as they attempt to progress to the knockout stage.

The Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey will host the final on 30 May 2020. It is the same ground where Liverpool won the 2005 UEFA Champions League, coming back from 3-0 down to defeat AC Milan.


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