The best and worst scenarios for the Champions League group in Liverpool

The draw for the group stages of this season’s Champions League will take place later this week, with Liverpool heading into the second pot and hoping to avoid some of the biggest teams.

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Liverpool will find out their fate in the Champions League later this week, with the draw for the group stage taking place in Istanbul on Thursday.

The Reds reached back-to-back finals under Jurgen Klopp in 2018 and 2019, losing to real Madrid In Kiev, before they won their sixth European title with a victory Tottenham in Madrid.

Klopp’s side put in a superb performance in last season’s championship, reaching the quarter-finals despite a host of major injuries.

Virgil van Dijk missed the entire campaign, while partner central defender Joe Gomez also missed all but three of his encounters.

For a good part of the season, it looked like Liverpool He will lose out on the competition at the highest level in Europe for next season, but finished in the top four on the final day of the season.



Jurgen Klopp hopes to lead his stage to the final stages of the Champions League again
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All eyes now turn to the draw, with Klopp’s side hoping for a pleasant draw. Liverpool was placed in Pot 2 alongside La Liga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona and Seville, Premier League rivals Manchester UnitedLionel Messi is inspired by Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus.

Under UEFA rules, a team cannot be played against another team from the same country, so both teams are disqualified Chelsea And Manchester from bowl 1.

That leaves European champions Villarreal and league champions from Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Portugal.









Liverpool will want to avoid Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich, but will be dazzled by their chances against Inter Milan without Romelu Lukaku, French Ligue 1 champion Lille and Portuguese champion Sporting Lisbon.

There are some tough times ahead in Pot 3, as RB Leipzig and Atalanta can make a splash.

There are still links to be completed before Powers 3 and 4 are officially confirmed, but even the lowest bet includes some huge European clubs like AC Milan and Wolfsburg.



Chelsea, the European champions, are in the first pot, but Liverpool cannot be played against a rival in the Premier League
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Best possible draw for Liverpool

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Liverpool

Zenit

Ludogorets







The worst possible draw for Liverpool

Bayern Munich

Liverpool

Atalanta

AC Milan

Full Champions League pots

pot 1: Chelsea, Villarreal, Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Lille, Sporting Lisbon.

pot 2: Real Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Juventus, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool, Seville, Borussia Dortmund.

Pot 3: Porto, Ajax, RB Leipzig, Atalanta, Zenit Saint Petersburg.

pot 4: Club Brugge, Young Boys, Ferencvaros, Milan, Ludogorets, Malmo or Wolfsburg.

Pot 3 or 4: Shakhtar Donetsk, Monaco, Salzburg, Brondby, Benfica, PSV, Besiktas, Dinamo Kiev, Dinamo Zagreb or Sheriff Tiraspol.

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