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Champions League Draw Revealed: Which English Club Has the Toughest Group?

The draw for the group phase of the 2010-11 UEFA Champions League has been made. And all four English teams who have qualified for this stage of the tournament now know who their opponents are. Manchester United is in Group C with Rangers, Valencia and Bursaspor. Chelsea in Group F will face Spartak Moscow, Marseille and Zilina. Arsenal will have to play in Group H against FK Partizan, SC Braga, and Shakhtar Donetsk. And Champions League new boys Tottenham Hotspur will face dream Group A opponents Inter Milan, Werder Bremen and FC Twente.

But out of all four England teams playing in the Champions League, which club do you think will have the hardest time getting out of the group phase and into the knockout phase?

Vote below.

And to see the complete line-up of which clubs will be competing against each other in which Champions League groups, as well as the schedule for the group phase, please continue reading below.

Group A
Inter Milan
Werder Bremen
Tottenham Hotspur
FC Twente

Group B
Lyon
Benfica
Schalke
Hapoel Tel-Aviv

Group C
Manchester United
Valencia
Rangers
Bursaspor

Group D
Barcelona
Panathinaikos
Copenhagen
Rubin Kazan

Group E
Bayern Munich
Roma
Basel
Cluj

Group F
Chelsea
Marseille
Spartak Moscow
Zilina

Group G
AC Milan
Real Madrid
Ajax
Auxerre

Group H
Arsenal
Shakhtar Donetsk
SC Braga
Partizan

The dates for the group phase of the Champions League games are:

  • September 14-15,
  • September 28-29,
  • October 19-20,
  • November 2-3,
  • November 23-24,
  • December 7-8.

In the United States, these Champions League games will be available on Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Sports Net, Fox Soccer Plus, FoxSoccer.tv as well as DirecTV.


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