The Champions League group stage is almost here. The draw will take place on 1st October, but first, the remainder of the third qualifying round and playoff ties will have to be held.
The latest teams to qualify for the playoff round were Gent, PAOK, and Dynamo Kyiv. However, despite this, we already know 25 of the 32 sides that will compete in the group stages.
Real Madrid are the top seed and will be in pot 1. They will be joined by other league winners such as Liverpool, Bayern, and Juventus.
Barcelona are in pot 2 and will be joined alongside Manchester United, Manchester City, and Chelsea.