The UEFA Champions League draw, held traditionally in Monaco’s Grimaldi Forum, will begin on Thursday 27 August at 17.45 CEST.
The UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw will be on Thursday 27 August 2015 in Monaco. There will be 32 teams and among them 2 Serie A teams Juventus and AS Roma.
The structure of the draw will divide the 32 teams into four Pots. Juventus find themselves in Pot 1 along with the domestic champions of Spain, England, Germany, Portugal, France, Russia and Holland. The remaining three are decided by UEFA’s Champions League coefficient.
The following teams are guaranteed of their places:
Pot 1: Juventus, Barcelona, Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Benfica, Paris Saint-Germain, Zenit St.Petersburg, PSV Eindhoven.
Pot 2: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Porto, Arsenal, Valencia, Manchester City
Pot 2 or 3: Shakhtar Donetsk, Sevilla.
Pot 3: Olympique Lyonnais, Dynamo Kiev, Olympiakos, Galatasaray, Roma.
Pot 4: Borussia Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg, Dinamo Zagreb, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Gent, Malmo.