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Champions League draw: Dynamo in group with Chelsea, Shakhtar - with Real

The UEFA 2015/2016 Champions League draw has finished in Monaco on August 27, setting rivals for Ukraine’s top club of this year Dynamo Kyiv, and vice-champion Shakhtar Donetsk.

uefa.com
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Dynamo got into Group G to compete with Chelsea (England), Porto (Portugal) and Maccabi (Israel).

In turn, Shakhtar will play in Group A, where his opponents are the French PSG, the Spanish Real Madrid and the Swedish Malmo.

Both Ukrainian teams were seeded in a third basket. According to the UEFA regulations, none of them could get into the same group with the Russian Zenith which was seeded in basket 1. Another Russian club - CSKA Moscow could not become our rival a priori considering its placement in basket 3.

Full draw results:

Group B

1. PSV Eindhoven

2. Manchester United

3. CSKA Moscow

4. Wolfsburg

Group C

1. Benfica

2. Atletico Madrid

3. Galatasaray

4. Astana

Group D

1. Juventus

2. Manchester City

3. Sevilla

4. Borussia Mönchengladbach

Group E

1. Barcelona

2. Bayer Leverkusen

3. Roma

4. BATE Borisov

Group F

1. Bayern Munich

2. Arsenal

3. Olympiacos

4. Dinamo Zagreb

Group H

1. Zenit St Petersburg

2. Valencia

3. Lyon

4. Gent

The first round of the group stage will take place on September 15-16, the final 6th round - on December 8-9.

Two best teams from each group go to the playoffs, to further compete for the title from the 1/8 finals.

Milan will host the Final of the 2015/16 Champions League on May 28, 2016.

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