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Messi and Ronaldo to meet in Champions League group stage

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Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will be battling in 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League after Spanish giants Barcelona and Italian Seria A champions Juventus were drawn in the same group.

On Thursday, the Barca and Juventus were paired together in Group G along with Ferencvaros and Dynamo Kiev.

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Bayern Munich who were crowned the champion of Europe after defeating Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) 1-0 for the sixth time in Lisbon back in August will meet up Atletico Madrid in Group A.

The football greatest played five times in the Champions League in which Ronaldo has an edge of winning more than Messi.

Lionel Messi who has won six times Ballon d’Or winner while Cristiano Ronaldo who won it for five times are lined up to grab the award.

The champions league runners up are set to meet Manchester United, Basaksehir and RB Leipzig in a tough Group H, while the 2019 champions of Europe Liverpool are ready to brawl with Ajax, Midtjylland and Atalanta in Group D.

The Europa League winners Sevilla were drawn against English side Chelsea as well as Krasnodar and Rennes in Group E, while Spanish giants Real Madrid will meet Shakhtar Donetsk, Borussia Monchengladbach and Inter in Group B

In Group C, the Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will be facing Porto, Olympiacos and Marseille, whereas Club Brugge, Lazio, Borussia Dostmund and Zenit falls in Group F.

The UEFA Champions League 2020/2021 final will be played at Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on May 29, 2021.

Champions League group stage draw:

Group A: Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid, Salzburg, Lokomotiv Moscow
Group B: Real Madrid, Shakhtar Donetsk, Inter, Borussia Monchengladbach
Group C: Porto, Manchester City, Olympiacos, Marseille
Group D: Liverpool, Ajax, Atalanta, Midtjylland
Group E: Sevilla, Chelsea, Krasnodar, Rennes
Group F: Zenit, Borussia Dortmund, Lazio, Club Brugge
Group G: Juventus, Barcelona, Dynamo Kiev, Ferencvaros
Group H: Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester United, RB Leipzig, Istanbul Basaksehir

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