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UCL: Man City To Face Barca As Leicester Battle Porto

UCL draws

Draws for the 2016/17 Champions League have been made and the teams now know their respective opponents for the group stage of the prestigious competition.

Teams were drawn into eight groups with four in each of the groups.

The competition is expected to kick off on Tuesday, September 13, 2016.

According to the draws made on Thursday, August 25, 2016, Manchester City will face Barcelona in Group C, while English champions, Leicester City, will tackle Porto in Group G.

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Arsenal will battle French champions, Paris Saint-Germain in Group A, while Read Madrid will rough the grasses with Borussia Dortmund in Group F.

In Group D, Bayern Munich play Atletico Madrid, while Juventus face Sevilla in Group H.

Below are the groupings.

Group A

Paris Saint-Germain


FC Basel

Ludogorets Razgrad

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Group B



Dynamo Kiev


Group C


Manchester City

Borussia Monchengladbach


Group D

Bayern Munich

Atletico Madrid

PSV Eindhoven


Group E

CSKA Moscow

Bayer Leverkusen

Tottenham Hotspur


Group F

Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund


Legia Warsaw

Group G

Leicester City


Club Brugge

FC Copenhagen

Group H




Dynamo Zagreb

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The group stage matchdays are September 13, 14; September 27, 28; October 18, 19; November 1, 2; November 22, 23; and December 6, 7, while the round of 16 draws hold Monday, December 12, 2016.

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Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan.

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