Liverpool FC are in GROUP E, along with French club Lyon, Italian side Fiorentina and Debrecen, none of whom the Reds have faced in competitive football. Manchester United have been drawn in GROUP B of the Champions League with CSKA Moscow, Besiktas and Wolfsburg.

Chelsea have drawn Porto, Atletico Madrid and Apoel Nicosia in GROUP D.

The other London representative in the Champions League, Arsenal, are paired with AZ Alkmaar, Olympiacos and Standard Liege in GROUP H.