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 1||Pot 2||Pot 3||Pot 4|
|Liverpool||Real Madrid||Lyon||Lokomotiv Moscow|
|Chelsea||Atlético Madrid||Bayer Leverkusen||Genk|
|Barcelona||Borussia Dortmund||Red Bull Salzburg||Galatasaray|
|Paris Saint-Germain||Napoli||Olympiacos||RB Leipzig|
|Juventus||Shakhtar Donetsk||Club Brugge||Slavia Prague|
|Bayern Munich||Tottenham||Valencia||Red Star Belgrade|
|Zenit Saint Petersburg||Ajax||Inter Milan||Atalanta|
|Manchester City||Benfica||Dinamo Zagreb||Lille|
Also read: 2019-20 UEFA Champions League Title Odds