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Group stage

Published: Tuesday 1 May 2012, 17.22CET
In all 48 clubs go into the group stage draw.
Published: Tuesday 1 May 2012, 17.22CET

Group stage

In all 48 clubs go into the group stage draw.

13.00CET, 31 August, Monaco

The play-off winners, the ten losing teams from the UEFA Champions League play-offs and sides entering at this stage make up the 48 clubs that go into the group stage draw at the Grimaldi Forum.

The 48 sides are split into four seeding pots based on UEFA's coefficient system, with one from each drawn into the 12 groups. No team can meet another from the same association. Once the draw has been completed a computer draw will determine the final position of the sides within their group and therefore the order of the home and away matches.

Last updated: 18/05/12 10.37CET

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