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UCL draw: Spurs joins Real Madrid, Dortmund in stacked Group H

Germany Soccer Champions League

Real Madrid’s Luka Modric, left, and Dortmund’s Christian Pulisic challenge for the ball during the Champions League group F soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid in Dortmund, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)


Whenever the UEFA Champions League draw occurs, everybody is immediately seeking out the Group of Death (or the most challenging group).

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There’s no question which group will be the most difficult, though, in 2017/18 as Group H features three of Europe’s most well-recognized sides. Reigning champions Real Madrid will be paired with Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham, with one side guaranteed to be left out of the Round of 16.

Meanwhile, Juventus and Barcelona will meet in Group D action and Bayern Munich will take on Paris Saint-Germain in a major clash of Group B clubs.

Below is breakdown of which teams stand in each of the eight UCL groups.

Group A: Benfica, Manchester United, FC Basel, CSKA Moscow

Group B: Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Anderlecht, Celtic

Group C: Chelsea, Atletico Madrid, AS Roma, Qarabag

Group D: Juventus, Barcelona, Olympiakos, Sporting Lisbon

Group E: Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor

Group F: Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City, Napoli, Feyenoord

Group G: Monaco, Porto, Besitkas, Red Bull Leipzig

Group H: Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Tottenham Hotspur, APOEL