The Champions League is the premier competition in European club football, and it is back for more in 2021/22, where we will bring you our tips and predictions as well as some great Champions League free bets to enjoy along the way.
Chelsea won an all-English final to end the 2020/21 season, they will be looking to retain that title, but the best in Europe all have them in their sights.
The Champions League group stage is coming to an end. Liverpool have already qualified for the knockout stage, while Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United are hoping to do the same very soon.
This will all come to an end before the end of 2021, meaning we can solely focus on knockout football in this competition when we move into 2022.
Here is the draw in full:
Group A: Manchester City, Paris St-Germain, RB Leipzig, Club Bruges
Group B: Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Porto, AC Milan
Group C: Sporting Lisbon, Borussia Dortmund, Ajax, Besiktas
Group D: Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sheriff Tiraspol
Group E: Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Benfica, Dynamo Kyiv
Group F: Villarreal, Manchester United, Atalanta, Young Boys
Group G: Lille, Sevilla, FC Salzburg, Wolfsburg
Group H: Chelsea, Juventus, Zenit St Petersburg, Malmo
The majority of UEFA Champions League betting specials relative to the individual l matches will be available a day or so before kick-off, but here are some early options to take into consideration:
The 2020 UEFA Champions League Final was the 65th season of Europe’s premier club football competition
The tournament’s newer format, first introduced in 1992, meant it went from being a tournament solely involving champions, to encompassing those that finish in second, third and even fourth in domestic leagues. It now provides stiffer competition throughout even the early stages.
As the winners of the 2020 Champions League Final, Bayern Munich will automatically be entered into the European Super Cup and FIFA World Club Cup for the following season, just as Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool did in the previous season.
Real Madrid are the most successful team in the history of the competition.
Behind the Spanish giants are ahead of AC Milan with seven, Liverpool and Bayern Munich with six and then Barcelona with five wins.
2013 – Bayern Munich 2-1 Borussia Dortmund
2014 – Real Madrid 4-1 Atletico Madrid (aet)
2015 – Barcelona 3-1 Juventus
2016 – Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (5-3 pens)
2017 – Real Madrid 4-1 Juventus
2018 – Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool
2019 – Liverpool 2-0 Tottenham Hotspur
2020 – Bayern Munich 1-0 PSG
2021 – Chelsea 1-0 Manchester City
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