Ronaldo's Juventus drawn with Manchester United in Champions League

Heather Diaz
August 31, 2018

The draw for the group stages of the Champions League will take place at 5pm this afternoon, as 32 sides learn who they'll be facing in the most prestigious competition in club football.

Modric, was an integral part of Madrid's Champions League winning team, before leading his national side to runners-up position at the 2018 World Cup.

Ronaldo finished as top goalscorer with 15 goals and three assists in 12 games, whereas Modric mustered only one goal and one assist in 11 outings.

European football's governing body has so far resisted implementation of the VAR system, which allows key incidents to be reviewed with the use of video replays and was used at the World Cup in Russian Federation this year.

Wolfsburg lost to dominant French outfit Lyon in the Champions League final in Kiev in May.

The summer arrival of attacking winger Riyad Mahrez - a player who shone on the Champions League stage with Leicester two seasons - has only helped bolster City's potential firepower.

It's undeniable that Emilio's dream is to see Real Madrid lift the trophy for the fourth consecutive year.

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Inter Milan, back in the competition after a six-season absence, face a tough return in Group B which features Barcelona, Tottenham Hotspur and PSV Eindhoven.

Group H: Juventus, Manchester United, Valencia, Young Boys.

Jurgen Klopp will have absolute faith in his front three to fire them into the latter stages again, though Napoli could prove a tough nut to crack and Red Star won't offer a hospitable welcome.

Manchester City were drawn with Lyon, Shakhtar Donetsk and 1899 Hoffenheim, but Crespo issued a warning to Guardiola's side.

Ronaldo, in his absence, was awarded the prize for best striker chosen by Champions League and Europa League coaches from last season and journalists.

"We picked the best team in the world (Real Madrid) and two others who will create us many problems", he said.

Group D features former European champions Porto, Lokomotiv Moscow, Schalke 04 and Galatasaray.

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