Manchester United and Liverpool enjoy favourable Champions League draws

Manchester United drawn in same group as Benfica, Basel and CSKA Moscow

Manchester United and Liverpool enjoy favourable Champions League draws

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August 25th, 2017

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The 2017/18 Champions League draw has been made, with the five English clubs being dealt differing hands in terms of difficulty.

Manchester United will be content to have avoided some of the bigger guns, with Benfica, Basel and CSKA Moscow joining the Red Devils in Group A.

Liverpool will also be pleased with their lot after Spartak Moscow, Sevilla and Maribor were placed in Group E with them.

Tottenham were not so fortunate, with Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in Group H with them along with APOEL.

Chelsea have a tough task to qualify after Atletico Madrid and Roma were joining them in Group C, while Manchester City have Shakhtar Donetsk, Napoli and Feyenoord.

Champions League draw in full

Group A: Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow

Group B: Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Anderlecht, Celtic

Group C: Chelsea, Atlético Madrid, Roma, Qarabag

Group D: Juventus, Barcelona, Olympiakos, Sporting

Group E: Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor

Group F: Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City, Napoli, Feyenoord

Group G: Monaco, Porto, Besiktas, Leipzig

Group H: Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham, APOEL

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