The group games will kick off Oct. 20 and 21 with the sixth games on Dec. 8 and 9 and the final in Istanbul’s Ataturk Stadium on May 29. UEFA also announced on Thursday that fans will be allowed in stadiums at 30% capacity depending on local government guidelines. No away supporters will be admitted to matches.
Prior to the start of the draw, former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba won the UEFA President’s Award, while Bayern’s Manuel Neuer was named men’s Goalkeeper of the Year and Sarah Bouhaddi of Lyon claimed the women’s honour.
Lyon’s Wendie Renard was named women’s Defender of the Year with teammate Dzsenifer Marozsan the best midfielder, while Bayern’s Joshua Kimmich was the No. 1 men’s defender and Manchester City‘s Kevin De Bruyne named best midfielder.
Bayern’s Robert Lewandowski won the best men’s forward award, while new Chelsea signing Pernille Harder, who became the most-expensive footballer in the women’s game when she joined from Wolfsburg this summer, was named the best women’s forward — with both players winning the overall best player awards.
Lyon made it a clean sweep as Jean-Luc Vasseur was named best manager, while on the men’s side the award went to Bayern’s Hansi Flick.
Group D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta, FC Midtjylland
Group H: PSG, Manchester United, RB Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir