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2024/25 Champions League: Confirmed groups and pots

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A brand new daybreak beckons for the Champions League.

The Swiss mannequin is taking cost from the beginning of the 2024/25 season, with the format change seeing a shift away from group phases in favour of a league desk.

A way of freshness will carry added pleasure to the competitors subsequent season, with UEFA refusing to the touch the two-legged affairs that render the knockout phases so sensible. It is simply the preliminary part of the Champions League that’ll be very totally different.

The standard suspects will as soon as once more compete for membership soccer’s grandest prize, however a litany of novices may also participate among the many continent’s supreme forces.

Listed below are all of the groups to have certified for the 2024/25 Champions League and their respective pot placements for the league stage draw.

Manchester City v Real Madrid - UEFA Champions League

Man Metropolis can be aiming to reclaim their Champions League crown / Anadolu/GettyImages

36 groups will enter the 2024/25 Champions League correct, with solely seven groups qualifying by way of the play-offs.

The overwhelming majority have certified off the again of their 2023/24 home performances, with ten champions throughout the continent mechanically qualifying for the league stage.

Germany and Italy every have 5 groups in subsequent season’s competitors because of their excessive coefficients. Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Stuttgart, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund have to this point certified from the Bundesliga, whereas Inter, Milan, Bologna, Juventus and Atalanta have made it from Serie A.

Manchester Metropolis, Arsenal, Liverpool and Aston Villa will signify the Premier League. Paris Saint-Germain have been joined by Monaco and Brest from Ligue 1.

Actual Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid are acquainted faces from La Liga, however they’re going to be accompanied by competitors debutants Girona subsequent season.

PSV, Celtic, Sporting CP and Sturm Graz all received their respective home leagues in 2023/24, with Feyenoord additionally qualifying for the league stage.

UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland will stage the primary ever Champions League league stage draw on 29 August 2024.

The draw can be held following the conclusion of the play-offs, the place 14 groups will compete for a spot within the league stage.

The change in format means groups will not be positioned into eight teams of 4. As an alternative, the league stage draw will decide each staff’s eight opponents. Every staff will face two opponents from every pot.

Pot 1

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Man Metropolis

148.000

Bayern Munich

144.000

Actual Madrid

134.000

PSG

116.000

Liverpool

114.000

Inter

111.000

Borussia Dortmund

97.000

RB Leipzig

97.000

Pot 1 or 2

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Barcelona

91.000

Bayer Leverkusen

90.000

Pot 2

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Atletico Madrid

88.000

Juventus

80.000

Atalanta

79.000

Arsenal

72.000

Pot 2 or 3

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Milan

59.000

Feyenoord

57.000

Pot 3

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Sporting CP

54.500

PSV Eindhoven

54.000

Pot 3 or 4

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Celtic

32.000

Monaco

24.000

Aston Villa

20.860

Bologna

17.999

Girona

17.847

Stuttgart

17.324

Pot 4

Membership

UEFA coefficient

Sturm Graz

14.500

Brest

13.366

Bayern München v Villarreal CF Quarter Final Leg Two - UEFA Champions League

The Allianz Enviornment will host the 2024/25 Champions League closing / Alexander Hassenstein/GettyImages

Bayern Munich’s Allianz Enviornment will host the 2024/25 Champions League closing.

Munich will host the competitors’s showpiece occasion on 31 Might 2025. The Allianz final hosted the ultimate in 2012 when Bayern have been memorably overwhelmed on penalties by underdogs Chelsea.

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