Gunners await Champions League group stages draw
Gunners await Champions League group stages draw

The draw for the Uefa Champions League group stages takes place at 4.30pm (GMT) this afternoon.

Arsenal will be in Pot 2, so they could face Bayern Munich, holders Barcelona or last year’s runners-up Juventus.

Pot 1: Chelsea, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Paris St-Germain, Zenit St Petersburg, Benfica, PSV Eindhoven
Pot 2: Real Madrid, Atlético, Porto, Arsenal, Manchester United, Valencia, Bayer Leverkusen, Manchester City
Pot 3: Shakhtar Donetsk, Sevilla, Lyon, Dynamo Kyiv, Olympiakos, CSKA Moscow, Galatasaray, Roma
Pot 4: BATE Borisov, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Wolfsburg, Dinamo Zagreb, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Gent, Malmö, Astana

When will the Group Stage matches be played?

The dates for the group-stage matches are as follows:

Matchday 1: September 15/16
Matchday 2: September 29/30
Matchday 3: October 20/21
Matchday 4: November 3/4
Matchday 5: November 24/25
Matchday 6: December 8/9