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Who Liverpool can draw in group stage of the Champions League

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Liverpool’s 4-2 victory over Hoffenheim sealed them a place in Pot 3 of Thursday’s Champions League group stage draw, to be held in Monaco.

The Reds sealed progress to Europe’s elite with a 6-3 aggregate win over Julian Nagelsmann’s Bundesliga side, capping last season’s top-four Premier League finish.

With the group stage draw set for 5pm, Liverpool will learn their fate on Thursday evening, with a host of top-level sides involved.

This could see Jurgen Klopp‘s side drawn against the likes of Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig, who are in Pot 1, Pot 2 and Pot 4 respectively.

Champions League Group Stage Draw

Pot 1: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Benfica, Monaco, Spartak Moscow, Shakhtar Donetsk

Pot 2: Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla, Man City, Porto, Man United

Pot 3: Napoli, Tottenham, Basel, Olympiakos, Anderlecht, Liverpool, Roma, Besiktas

Pot 4: Celtic, CSKA Moscow, APOEL, Feyenoord, Sporting CP, Maribor, Qarabag, RB Leipzig

The Reds cannot, however, be drawn against sides from the Premier League, ruling out Chelsea, Man City, Man United and Tottenham.

Their first group stage clash will be held on September 12/13, away to their opponent from Pot 2.

And the rest of the fixtures are spread over September, October, November and December.

Liverpool’s Provisional Champions League Fixtures

  • Game 1 – September 12/13
  • Game 2 – September 26/27
  • Game 3 – October 17/18
  • Game 4 – October 31/November 1
  • Game 5 – November 21/22
  • Game 6 – December 5/6

* The Champions League group stage draw will be live at 5pm (BST) on BT Sport 2.

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