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Champions League 2018-19 predictions

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Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City and Sadio Mane of Liverpool during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Leg One match between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield on April 4, 2018 in Liverpool, England.

Shaun Botterill

The UEFA Champions League group stage campaign kicks off on Tuesday, with the biggest clubs in Europe set to square off in the coming months to try and reach the Round of 16.

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Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool will fly the flag for the Premier League, with Real Madrid aiming to win their fourth-straight European title.

With Liverpool and Spurs drawn in some tasty groups, we can expect some monster midweek clashes in the fall.

Below is how we predict the UCL group stage will play out, with the teams ranked from 1-4 on where they will finish and the teams in bold and italicized advancing to the last 16.


Joe Prince-Wright

Group A
Atletico Madrid
Borussia Dortmund
Monaco
Club Brugge

Group B
Barcelona
Inter Milan
Tottenham
PSV Eindhoven

Group C
Paris Saint-Germain
Liverpool
Napoli
Red Star Belgrade

Group D
Schalke
Porto
Lokomotiv Moscow
Galatsaray

Group E
Bayern Munich
Ajax
Benfica
AEK Athens

Group F
Manchester City
Lyon
Shakhtar Donetsk
Hoffenheim

Group G
Real Madrid
Roma
CSKA Moscow
Viktoria Plzen

Group H
Juventus
Manchester United
Valencia
Young Boys


Nicholas Mendola

Group A
Atletico Madrid
Borussia Dortmund
Monaco
Club Brugge

Group B
Barcelona
Tottenham
Inter Milan
PSV Eindhoven

Group C
Paris Saint-Germain
Liverpool
Napoli
Red Star Belgrade

Group D
Schalke
Lokomotiv Moscow
Porto
Galatsaray

Group E
Bayern Munich
Ajax
Benfica
AEK Athens

Group F
Manchester City
Hoffenheim
Lyon
Shakhtar Donetsk

Group G
Real Madrid
Roma
CSKA Moscow
Viktoria Plzen

Group H
Juventus
Manchester United
Valencia
Young Boys


Kyle Bonn

Group A

Borussia Dortmund

Atletico Madrid

Monaco

Club Brugge

Group B

Barcelona

Tottenham

Inter

PSV

Group C

Liverpool

PSG

Napoli

Red Star

Group D

Porto

Galatasaray

Schalke

Lokomotiv

Group E

Bayern

Benfica

Ajax

AEK

Group F

Man City

Lyon

Shakhtar

Hoffenheim

Group G

Real Madrid

Roma

CSKA

Viktoria Plzen

Group H

Juventus

Valencia

Manchester United

Young Boys

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