Man City Champions League draw: Pep Guardiola’s side learn 2020 group stage opponents

Manchester City will face Porto, Olympiakos and Marseille

Lawrence Ostlere
Thursday 01 October 2020 17:49
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Manchester City have been drawn against Porto, Olympiakos and Marseille in this season’s Champions League group stage.

City, who are still searching for their first Champions League final appearance despite their domestic dominance in recent years, were eliminated last term by Lyon at the quarter-final stage.

Porto were defeated by Krasnodar in the Champions League qualifying rounds last season, meaning the club entered the Europa League, where they were knocked out in the round of 32 by Bayer Leverkusen.

Olympiakos finished third in the Champions League group stages last season, behind Bayern Munich and Tottenham Hotspur, and defeated Arsenal in the Europa League round of 32 before going out against Wolves. 

Meanwhile, Marseille were without European football last season. Here is everything you need to know:

Group stage draw

Seed 1: Porto

Seed 2: Manchester City

Seed 3: Olympiakos

Seed 4: Marseille

Draw in full

Group A: Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Red Bull Salzberg, Lokomotiv Moscow.

Group B: Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter Milan, Borussia Monchengladbach.

Group C: FC Porto, Manchester City, Olympiakos, Marseille.

Group D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta, Midtjylland.

Group E: Sevilla, Chelsea, Krasnodar, Rennes.

Group F: Zenit St Petersburg, Borussia Dortmund, Lazio, Club Brugge.

Group G: Juventus, Barcelona, Dynamo Kyiv, Ferencvaros.

Group H: Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United,  RB Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir.

Group stage schedule

20/21 October: Group stage, Matchday 1

27/28 October: Group stage, Matchday 2

3/4 November: Group stage, Matchday 3

24/25 November: Group stage, Matchday 4

1/2 December: Group stage, Matchday 5

8/9 December: Group stage, Matchday 6

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