How pots are drawn in UCL?

A club is drawn from each pot to determine what the matchups would be, with the conditions that a winner and runner-up who played in the same group in the previous round cannot be drawn together again and that clubs from the same domestic league cannot play one another.

What happens if there is a tie in Champions League group stage?

Moving forward, in competitions like the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, if teams are tied on aggregate goals after two legs, they go to extra time and, if necessary, a penalty-kick shootout.

What is the format of the Champions League?

Format summary Every club will now be guaranteed a minimum of 8 league stage games against 8 different opponents (four home games, four away) rather than the previous six matches against three teams, played on a home-and-away basis.

What are group stage draw pots?

Team pots for group stage draw The 32 teams are divided into four pots containing eight teams each. A name from each pot will be drawn across Group A through Group H.

What happens if 3 teams have the same points Champions League?

Teams that finish level on points in the Champions League group stage are sorted by the following criteria. Unlike the Premier League – which uses goal difference when teams are tied on points – the Champions League separates the teams on head-to-head points among the two fixtures between the sides.

How many teams go to Champions League from Premier League?

Premier League are set to have FIVE teams in the Champions League from 2024 as UEFA approve proposals to award two extra spots to nations who collectively perform best in Europe. The Premier League are in line to have five teams in the Champions League under reforms that are being approved by UEFA.

When Champions League group stage draw?

26 August
When is the draw? The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League group stage draw ceremony begins at 18:00 CET on Thursday 26 August. It is being held in Istanbul, Turkey and will be streamed live on Special guests Branislav Ivanović and Michael Essien will assist with the draw.

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