Real Madrid to Play Paris Saint-Germain in Champions League

  • Bayern Munich faces Arsenal, Olympiacos, Zagreb in group F
  • Chelsea meets Mourinho's former club Porto, Kyiv in group G

Real Madrid, 10-time winner of the Champions League, will meet Paris Saint-Germain in the group stage of the region’s biggest club soccer tournament.

Defending champion Barcelona plays Bayer Leverkusen, Roma and BATE, the champion of Belarus. Bayern Munich, a five-time winner, is in a group with Arsenal, Olympiacos and Dinamo Zagreb of Croatia.

Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea, the English Premier League champion, will play his former club Porto, as well as Dynamo Kyiv and Maccabi Tel-Aviv.

Manchester City faces Juventus, Sevilla and Borussia Moenchengladbach. Manchester United is in a group with the Netherlands’ PSV, CSKA Moscow and Wolfsburg of Germany.

The groups were determined by a draw Thursday in Monaco. Play runs from Sept. 15 to Dec. 9 with the top two teams in each advancing to the round of 16. The final is May 28 in Milan.

Full Groups

Group A

  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Real Madrid
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Malmo

Group B

  • PSV Eindhoven
  • Manchester United
  • CSKA Moscow
  • Wolfsburg

Group C

  • Benfica
  • Atletico Madrid
  • Galatasaray
  • Astana

Group D

  • Juventus
  • Manchester City
  • Sevilla
  • Moenchengladbach

Group E

  • Barcelona
  • Leverkusen
  • Roma
  • BATE

Group F

  • Bayern Munich
  • Arsenal
  • Olympiacos
  • Dinamo Zagreb

Group G

  • Chelsea
  • Porto
  • Dynamo Kyiv
  • Maccabi Tel-Aviv

Group H

  • Zenit
  • Valencia
  • Lyon
  • Gent