If the domestic seasons ended today, who would be in the 2019/20 group stage? Find out here.
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Twenty-six teams will qualify automatically for the group stage of the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League.
The following sides go directly to the group stage: UEFA Champions League holders; UEFA Europa League winners; the top four in the Spanish, English, Italian and German divisions; France and Russia's top two; domestic champions in Portugal, Ukraine, Belgium and Turkey.
The 2019/20 UEFA Champions League group stage as it stands*
ESP: Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Real Madrid, Getafe
ENG: Liverpool, Manchester City, Tottenham, Arsenal
ITA: Juventus, Napoli, Internazionale, AC Milan
GER: Bayern, Dortmund, Leipzig, Mönchengladbach
FRA: Paris Saint-Germain, LOSC Lille
RUS: Zenit, CSKA Moskva
UKR: Shakhtar Donetsk
TUR: İstanbul Başakşehir
The UEFA Champions League holders and UEFA Europa League winners, as well as six teams coming through qualifying, will also participate in the group stage.
• Of the sides still competing in the 2018/19 edition, Ajax and Manchester United are not in the frame for next season at the moment.
• Tussling for fourth in Spain, Getafe or Alavés would be in line to make their first appearance at any stage of the UEFA Champions League; neither have even featured in the qualifying rounds, and each total only two UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League campaigns. Alavés made the final in their European debut in 2000/01, Getafe were the most recent of either to feature in 2010/11.
• Turkish frontrunners İstanbul Başakşehir and Russian Premier League hopefuls Krasnodar could also be group stage debutants; Krasnodar were only founded in 2008 and have never even featured in qualifying for the competition, although they reached this season's UEFA Europa League round of 16.
• AC Milan would return to the group stage for the first time since 2013/14, when they lost to Atlético in the round of 16.
*Standings accurate up to and including Sunday 17 March