Here Are the Completed Pots for the UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw

High Press 10 August 28, 2019 2211 Reads

It’s all set! The 2019-20 UEFA Champions League Group Stage draw is this Thursday, August 29th at 12pm ET. You can watch the live stream on

Among the last teams in were Ajax, who defeated Apoel 2-0 today. The win places Ajax in Pot 2. Olympiakos, Red Star Belgrade, and Club Brugge were also playoff qualifiers.

2019-20 UEFA Champions League Group Stage Pots

As a reminder, there are 32 qualified teams slotted into 4 pots of 8 teams each. Pot placement is based on domestic / European league finish as well as a five-year trailing ranking coefficient.

  • Pot 1 has the previous year’s Champions League and Europa League winners. Pot 1 also contains the champions of the top 6 associations. This year, the Premier League has 3 of the Pot 1 spots, with Manchester City (EPL winners), Liverpool (Champions League winners) and Chelsea (Europa League winners).
  • Pots 2, 3 & 4 contain the remaining teams. Placement is based on their UEFA coefficients.

Here are the pots.

Pot 1Pot 2Pot 3Pot 4
LiverpoolReal MadridLyonLokomotiv Moscow
ChelseaAtlético MadridBayer LeverkusenGenk
BarcelonaBorussia DortmundRed Bull SalzburgGalatasaray
Paris Saint-GermainNapoliOlympiacosRB Leipzig
JuventusShakhtar DonetskClub BruggeSlavia Prague
Bayern MunichTottenhamValenciaRed Star Belgrade
Zenit Saint PetersburgAjaxInter MilanAtalanta
Manchester CityBenfica Dinamo ZagrebLille

Also read: 2019-20 UEFA Champions League Title Odds

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