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The UEFA Champions League group stage draw, UCL draw, UCL group stage draw, UEFA Champions League (UCL) group stage draw ceremony and UEFA 2020/21 awards ceremony are all set to take place on Thursday. Photo Credits: APK HighlightsUEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw to be held in Istanbul tonight Is.

UEFA Champions League group stage draw 2021

year award The UEFA Champions League (UCL) group stage draw ceremony and the UEFA 2020/21 awards ceremony are set to take place in Turkey on Thursday. The much-awaited draw for the group stage of the upcoming UEFA Champions League season 2021-2022 will be held in the Turkish metropolis – Istanbul.

The traditional UEFA Champions League event draw will determine the opponents of titleholder Chelsea and former winners Real Madrid, Bayer Munich, FC Barcelona, ​​Manchester United, and Liverpool among other household names for the elite tournament’s group stage. Regarded as Europe’s biggest competition at club level, the draw pots for the Champions League season 2021/22 were announced in the build-up to tonight’s UEFA awards ceremony.

Last year’s finalists Manchester City are in the first pot of seeds for a draw with defending champions – Chelsea. Last season’s UEFA Europa League winners Villarreal, La Liga champions Atlético Madrid, Serie A holders Inter Milan and current Primeira Liga champions Sporting Lisbon are also in the first pot of seeds for this season’s group stage draw.

In addition to the Champions League draw, the UEFA ceremony will also crown the best men’s and women’s players of the previous season. UEFA will announce the winner of the Men’s Player of the Year, Women’s Player of the Year, Men’s Coach of the Year, Women’s Coach of the Year awards during the Group Stage draw ceremony. UEFA had revealed the three-man shortlist that included Jorginho, N’Golo Kante, and Kevin de Bruyne. All three shortlisted players played in the May final between Chelsea and Manchester City. Having said that, here is everything you need to know about the UEFA Champions League group stage draw and UEFA’s awards ceremony.

When will the UEFA Champions League group stage draw take place?

The Champions League 2021-22 group stage draw will be held in Istanbul on Thursday at 9:30 PM IST.

When are the group stage matches of the UEFA Champions League season 2021-22?

The official dates for the group stage games are as follows:

  • Matchday 1: 14/15 September
  • Matchday 2: 28/29 September
  • Matchday 3: 19/20 October
  • Matchday 4: 2/3 November
  • Matchday 5: 23/24 November
  • Matchday 6: 7/8 December

The list of award winners will also be announced by UEFA during the draw ceremony:

UEFA Men’s Player of the Year
UEFA Women’s Player of the Year
UEFA Men’s Coach of the Year
UEFA Women’s Coach of the Year

Goalkeeper of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season
Defender of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season
Midfielder of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season
Forward of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League season

Goalkeeper of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season
Defender of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season
Midfielder of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season
Forward of the 2020/21 UEFA Women’s Champions League season

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