Champions League 22/23: the group of death, the Haaland factor in City and who is the big favorite

Champions League 22/23: the group of death, the Haaland factor in City and who is the big favorite

The draw for the Champions League left the groups armed for the new edition of the most anticipated championship by football fans with crosses and matches that promise not to disappoint to football fans around the world.

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Champions League 22/23: the group of death, the Haaland factor in City and who is the great favourite

The new edition of the Champions League 22/23 will start next September.

Today from Istanbul, Turkey the draw for the group stage of the new edition of the Champions League 2022-23 took place . With 26 clubs already qualified and six that made it through the qualifying rounds, the 32 teams were divided into four pots from which the groups for this first stage of the competition came out.

Unlike other years, Eintracht was included in the first potas the current champion of the Europe League, sharing place with the champions of the European leagues. After a pleasant ceremony, the groups were finally armed with very interesting crosses for the fans of all the teams.

Favorites

A Once again, Real Madridis positioned as one of the favorites in the championship. The current champion of the Champions League will seek his 15th title this season and continue to increase his account as the most successful team in the history of the Champions League. With Carlo Ancelotti at the helm and a Benzema that looks like the next Ballon d'Or, the Whites will be one of the rivals to beat on those magical Champions League nights.

Champions League 22/23: the group of death, the Haaland factor in City and who is the great favourite

Real Madrid were crowned champions last season.

For its part, Manchester City will be looking for the long-awaited 'Orejona' this season. Pep Guardiola's team, which was eliminated last year by Real Madrid, is another of the favorites to lift the title. His power in the Premier League and the recent arrival of Erling Haaland citizens fans are excited to win their first Champions League.

Just like City, which has never won a Champions League, PSG joins this group of great teams that have not lifted the trophy. Today the Parisian club with Mbappé, Neymar and a great Messi will try to take their team to the grand final. Let us remember that last season those from Paris fell in the round of 16 against Real Madrid. This time by the hand of Christophe Galtier as coach will seek to be crowned champions.

< p itemprop="description" class="story-contents__font-paragraph">The other English club that will give it their all this season is Liverpool.The finalists of the last edition lost to Ancelotti's team. The reds lifted the title in the 18/19 season and since then they have not won the 'Orejona'. This year, Jurgen Klopp with the signings of Darwin Núñez, Fabio Carvalho and Calvin Ramsay will put together a team to win the club's seventh Champions League.

The Bayern Munich with six Champions to its credit, is another club that always positions itself as a possible champion. Despite the fact that last year they were eliminated in the quarterfinals against Villarrealand have lost 5 finals in recent years, the German club is a fearsome opponent. Nagelsmann's team, without Lewandowski but with the addition of Sadio Mané, will seek to be the best team of the season.

As well as they have other teams that have been strengthened after the European summer and will try to face the favorites. The Chelsea, champion in the 2021 edition with Kai Havertz, Pulisic, and the addition of Raheem Sterling will fight for the championship. Also, Barcelona returns in this edition with new players and Xavi to return glory to the Catalan club that hasn't lifted a Champions League title for seven years.

< h2 class="story-contents__header">The group of death

Three powerful teams were together in the same group of the group stage, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Inter Milan will meet for Group C. Between the three clubs they add 14 'Orejonas' and innumerable memories of great games, goals and finals in the Champions League that will come to light in these confrontations.

The group of death of this edition is undoubtedly this one in matches that promise many goals and great matches for the most football fanatics who will win with these matches. We will have the return of Robert Lewandowski who will play with the Barça shirt in what will be his first visit to Munich after having signed for the Catalan club, we will see if his fulfills the well-known law of the former. Viktoria Plzen from the Czech Republic completes the group.

Another group that we will be keeping an eye on and that does not promise to disappoint is Group G with Manchester City, Sevilla, Borussia Dormunt and Copenhagen. The confrontation between the English team and the German club will mean the return of Erling Haaland to his former team, now defending the colors of City, the player will face his old teammates.

On the other hand, Real Madrid has been lucky in a group that won't require much effort ahead of the round of 16 of this Champions League. Located in group F, the white club will face Red Bull Leipzig, Shakhtar Donetsk and Celtic Glasgow in matches that look easy on paper and on the pitch like this they may be. The truth is that the presence of Ancelotti's team seems almost certain.