Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, Porto and Milan were in the death group of the Champions League. The four teams are in group "B".
The draw identified several more interesting clashes in the group stage. Group A includes Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig.
The current European champions Chelsea will be with Juventus in Group H, and Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Benfica are together in Group E.
Real Madrid is with Inter in Group D. Curiously, Manchester United met Villarreal in the same group in a repeat of the Europa League final last season.
The draw ceremony for the group stage of the Champions League in Istanbul began with the presentation of the prestigious UEFA Presidential Award.
Bulgarian sports medicine specialist Dr. Valentin Velikov received the prestigious UEFA Presidential Award for his participation in the life-saving action during the incident with the Danish national Christian Eriksen at the Euro 2020 match against Finland. Dr. Velikov, who was part of the medical officials at the match, was honored in the company of his colleague Jens Kleinefeld, local medical representatives Mogens Kreutzfeld, Frederik Flensted, Anders Boesen and Peder Ersgord, members of the staff of the Danish national team Morda Stern. and Morten Boesen, as well as team captain Simon Kjaer, impressed the football world with his quick reaction during the incident.
Edouir Mendy from Chelsea and Sandra Panyos from Barcelona were named the best goalkeepers in the women's Champions League.
Chelsea's N'Golo Cante was named the best midfielder, and Alexia Puteias of Barcelona was named the best midfielder.
Borussia Dortmund's Erling Holland has been named the best striker. Jennifer Hermoso from Barcelona was chosen as the best striker.
Thomas Tuchel was named coach of the year.
First ballot box: Chelsea, Villarreal, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Atletico Madrid, Inter, Sporting Lisbon, Lille
Second ballot box: Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Liverpool, Sevilla, Borussia Dortmund
Third ballot box: Porto, Ajax, Shakhtar Donetsk, RB Leipzig, Salzburg, Benfica, Atalanta, Zenit
Fourth ballot box: Besiktas, Dynamo Kyiv, Bruges, Young Boys, Milan, Malmö, Wolfsburg, Sheriff Tiraspol