On December 8, 2009 we played our last game in the Champions League against Porto. For our return to the competition we already know who will be our first three opponents in the first round of the competition, between September 17 and December 11 this year.
Porto, Zenit and Austria Vienna will be the teams we'll come up against in group G. During this phase we will visit the Dragao stadium (Oporto), Petrovsky Stadium (St. Petersburg) and the Generali Arena (Vienna) The matches will take place on: 17-18/09/13, 01-02/10/13, 22 -23/10/13, 05-06/11/13, 26-27/11/13, 10-11/12/13.
On behalf of the entity in the UEFA headquarters in Monaco, Miguel Angel Gil, CEO, Clemente Villaverde, manager, and Fernando Fariza, area director of the club attended the draw.
Here are the groups:
Grupo A: Manchester United, Shakthar Donetsk, Bayer Leverkusen & Real Sociedad.
Grupo B: R.Madrid, Juventus, Galatasaray & Copenhague.
Grupo C: SL Benfica, PSG, Olympiakos & Anderlecht.
Grupo D: Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscú, Manchester City & Viktoria Plzen.
Grupo E: Chelsea, Schalke 04, Basel & Steaua.
Grupo F: Arsenal FC, Olympique Marsella, Borussia Dortmund & Nápoles.
Grupo G: FC Porto, Atlético de Madrid, Zenit San Petersburgo & Austria Viena.
Grupo H: FC Barcelona, AC Milan, Ajax y Celtic.