Old foes Chelsea and Leverkusen combine with new rivals in Manchester City or Paris Saint-Germain in the group stage lottery. Photo credit should read VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images It’s almost Champions League draw time! On Thursday evening, Atlético Madrid will find out their three group stage opponents in the 32-team competition. It’s always an exciting — if slightly nervy — … Continue reading Atlético in Pot 2 ahead of Champions League draw
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