Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk beats Messi and Ronaldo to win UEFA Player of the Year + Group Stages Draw

Van Dijk

The 2019–20 UEFA Champions League group stage will begin on September 16, with the games expected to run to December before the competition moves to the next stage, nanansem.com can report.

A total of 32 teams will compete in the group stage to decide the 16 places in the knockout phase of the 2018–19 UEFA Champions League.

The winners of six of the major leagues in Europe got automatic qualification into the group stage, with the rest picked based on slots offered by UEFA.

Champions League winners, Liverpool have been drawn in group E alongside Napoli and last season Champions league winners are already favorites to land the trophy once more, nanansem.com predicts

Champions League Winners
Liverpool celebrate the Champions League win

2019-20 Live Champions League Group Stage Draw

Group A

PSG

Real Madrid

Club Brugge

Galatasaray

Group B

Bayern Munich

Tottenham

Olympiacos

Crvena Zvezda

Group C

Manchester City

Shakhtar Donetsk

GNK Dinamo

Atalanta

Group D

Juventus

Atletico Madrid

Leverkusen

Lokomotiv Moskva

Group E

Liverpool

Napoli

RB Salzburg

Genk

Group F

Barcelona

Dortmund

Inter Milan

Slavia Praha

Group G

Zenit Saint Petersburg

Benfica

Lyon

Leipzig

Group H

Chelsea

Ajax

Valencia

Lille OSC

The final match will be played at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, fifteen years since the city last hosted the final.

Nanansem.com will bring you all updates for Europe’s elite football competition.

Right after the Group Stage Draw, the Winner of the UEFA MEN’S PLAYER OF THE YEAR was announced.

Liverpool’s Virgil Van Dijk beat Messi and Ronaldo to win the ultimate awards.

Van Dijk

The other Winners below :

Photo Credits : Uefa

Source : Nanansem.com