The lineup and seedings are confirmed for the group stage draw at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum, to be streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre from 17.45CET.
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The lineup and seedings are confirmed for the UEFA Champions League group stage draw at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum, to be streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre from 17.45CET on Thursday and hosted by Peter Schmeichel and Melanie Winiger.
Pot 1: Barcelona, Chelsea, Bayern München, Juventus, Benfica, Paris, Zenit, PSV Eindhoven
Pot 2: Real Madrid, Atlético, Porto, Arsenal, Man. United, Valencia, Bayer Leverkusen, Man. City
Pot 3: Shakhtar Donetsk, Sevilla, Lyon, Dynamo Kyiv, Olympiacos, CSKA Moskva, Galatasaray, Roma
Pot 4: BATE Borisov, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg, Dinamo Zagreb, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Gent, Malmö, Astana
- Our coverage from Monaco begins at 16.00CET.
- There are 32 clubs.
- 22 qualified automatically.
- Ten won through from the play-offs.
- There are four seeding pots.
- Pot 1 consists of the champions of the eight highest-ranked UEFA nations.
- Teams placed in Pots 2–4 according to coefficient.
- Each group will contain one team from each seeding pot.
- No club can play a side from their association and no Russian team can play a club from Ukraine.
- The draw also apples to the UEFA Champions League route of the UEFA Youth League.
- The draw ceremony will include the vote for, and presentation of, the 2014/15 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award for which Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suárez are nominated, as well as the women's award.
|Barcelona||Holders||2014/15||20||Winners||Winners x 5|
|Chelsea||Champions, England||2014/15||14||Round of 16||Winners x 1|
|Bayern München||Champions, Germany||2014/15||19||Semi-finals||Winners x 5|
|Juventus||Champions, Italy||2014/15||16||Runners-up||Winners x 2|
|Benfica||Champions, Portugal||2014/15||11||Group stage||Winners x 2|
|Paris Saint-Germain||Champions, France||2014/15||8||Quarter-finals||Semi-finals|
|FC Zenit||Champions, Russia||2014/15||6||UEL, quarter-finals*||Round of 16|
|PSV Eindhoven||Champions, Netherlands||2008/09||14||UEL, round of 32||Winners x 1|
|Real Madrid||Second place, Spain||2014/15||20||Semi-finals||Winners x 10|
|Atlético Madrid||Third place, Spain||2014/15||6||Quarter-finals||Runners-up|
|FC Porto||Runners-up, Portugal||2014/15||20||Quarter-finals||Winners x 2|
|Arsenal||Third place, England||2014/15||18||Round of 16||Runners-up|
|Manchester United||Fourth place, England||2013/14||20||N/A||Winners x 3|
|Valencia||Fourth place, Spain||2012/13||9||N/A||Runners-up|
|Bayer Leverkusen||Fourth place, Germany||2014/15||10||Round of 16||Runners-up|
|Manchester City||Runners-up, England||2014/15||5||Round of 16||Round of 16|
|Shakhtar Donetsk||Runners-up, Ukraine||2014/15||10||Round of 16||Quarter-finals|
|Sevilla||UEL, winners||2009/10||3||UEL, winners||Quarter-finals|
|Olympique Lyonnais||Runners-up, France||2011/12||13||UEL, play-off||Semi-finals|
|Dynamo Kyiv||Champions, Ukraine||2012/13||15||UEL, quarter-finals||Semi-finals|
|Olympiacos||Champions, Greece||2014/15||17||UEL, round of 32*||Quarter-finals|
|CSKA Moskva||Runners-up, Russia||2014/15||9||Group stage||Quarter-finals|
|Galatasaray||Champions, Turkey||2014/15||14||Group stage||Semi-finals|
|AS Roma||Runners-up, Italy||2014/15||9||UEL, round of 16*||Runners-up|
|BATE Borisov||Champions, Belarus||2014/15||5||Group stage||Group stage|
|Borussia Mönchengladbach||Third place, Germany||N/A||1||UEL, round of 32||Runners-up|
|Wolfsburg||Runners-up, Germany||2009/10||2||UEL, quarter-finals||Group stage|
|Dinamo Zagreb||Champions, Croatia||2012/13||5||3qr/UEL group stage||Group stage|
|Maccabi Tel-Aviv||Champions, Israel||2004/05||2||3qr/UEL play-off||Group stage|
|Malmö||Champions, Sweden||2014/15||2||Group stage||Runners-up|
|Astana||Champions, Kazakhstan||N/A||1||UEL, play-off||N/A|
*Finished third in UEFA Champions League group
**Group stage appearances including 2015/16
***UEFA Champions League unless stated
****Includes pre-1992 European Champion Clubs' Cup
UEL = UEFA Europa League