With Chelsea’s defeat of Manchester City in the Champions League final, next year’s UCL group stage pot seedings are coming into place.
Here’s a look at 2021-22 Champions League group stage pots.
2021-21 Champions League group stage pot seedings
Pot 1 is comprised of major domestic league winners, the Champions League holder, and Europa League holder.
Pot 2 are non-title teams with the highest co-efficient rankings. Pots 3 & 4 are also placed via co-efficient.
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*Must come through the qualifying rounds
Important Note: Other automatic qualifiers inlcude AC Milan, Wolfsburg, and Club Brugge. While they have qualified already, they may be placed in Pot 4 unless higher-ranked teams are knocked out in qualifying.
When is the 2021-22 Champions League Group Stage Draw?
The 2021-22 Champions League group stage draw is on August 28th. Eight groups of four teams are drawn. No teams from the same domestic league are drawn against each other.
The top two teams from each bracket advance into the knockout rounds.
WHERE TO BET THE 2021-22 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE IN THE US
In the US, you can legally bet on soccer in New Jersey, Indiana and Pennsylvania.