Champions League draw: Who will Liverpool FC face in the group stage today?

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Champions League draw: Who will Liverpool FC face in the group stage today?

Liverpool are this season out to make a statement - and what better way to make it than with a seventh European Cup triumph?

The Reds lifted the trophy for the sixth time in their history back in 2019 before sealing the Premier League title the following season, but 2020/21 was a tough time for Jurgen Klopp’s men.

A combination on injuries and poor form saw Liverpool lose their domestic crown while also going out of the Champions League quarter-finals to Real Madrid.

However, the likes of Virgil van Dijk are back to offer Liverpool fans hope that this could again be their year - but there is plenty of competition.

With the Champions League group-stage draw set to be held today, here are the potential opponents for Liverpool fans to watch out for in Pots 1-4...

Who can Liverpool face in the Champions League draw?

Pot 1: Villarreal, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Inter Milan, Lille, Sporting Libson (Chelsea, Manchester City)

Liverpool cannot be drawn against Chelsea or Man City given Uefa rules state two teams from the same association cannot face each other at this stage.

That means Liverpool will face one of Villarreal, Atletico, Bayern, Inter, Lille or Sporting.

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Pot 2:Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, PSG, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund (Liverpool)

Liverpool are seeded in Pot 2, so will not face any of the seven other teams.

Pot 3: FC Porto, Ajax, RB Leipzig, Atalanta, Zenit, Benfica, Shakhtar Donestk, Salzburg

Liverpool will be able to face any of the teams from Pot 3.

Pot 4:Club Brugge, Young Boys, AC Milan, Malmo, Wolfsburg, Sheriff, Besiktas, Dynamo Kyiv

Liverpool will be able to face any of the teams from Pot 4.

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