The Champions League draw takes place at noon today EST. The English clubs are all in pot one, featuring the competition’s top seeds, and cannot play each other in this round. The posts are:
Bayern Munich, PSV Eindhoven, Villarreal, Roma, FC Porto, Werder Bremen, Sporting Lisbon, Juventus
Marseille, Zenit St Petersburg, Steaua Bucharest, Panathinaikos, Bordeaux, Celtic, Basel, Fenerbahce
Shakhtar Donetsk, Fiorentina, Atletico Madrid, Dynamo Kiev, CFR Cluj, Aalborg, Anorthosis Famagusta, Bate Borisov
Champions League Match Days:
September 30/October 1
At the drawing, Christano Ronaldo of Manchester United is expected to be named the winner of the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year. A testament to the strength of the Premier League is that 17 of the 20 nominees for player of the year play in England.