CSKA Moskva, Bayer Leverkusen, Tottenham Hotspur, AS Monaco, and obvious losing glamorous compared to FC Barcelona, Manchester City (Group C), Bayern Munich, and Atletico Madrid (Group D).
However, all four teams joined in Group E is a success made public it's hard to guess who would qualify for the semis. All the participants of this group both have advantages and disadvantages that are not so striking. UEFA coefficient ranking data and the placement of the seeded pot when the lottery group phase in fact does not help at all to guess who the representative of Group E in the following round.
In this group, Leverkusen ranked highest coefficient among other contestants (15).However, the teams that are in pot 1 thus CSKA, owner of the UEFA ranking lowest in Group E (48).
CSKA are in the winning pot due to be League champions Russia 2015-2016. The competition seems to be balanced is recognized by the teams in group e. All compactoptimistic can qualify for the semis.
"We had a chance to get away: for the experienced large teams are facing," said CSKA coach Leonid Slutsky,, on the website of UEFA.
"Like the 2014-2015, we are in a very balanced group. At that time, we ended up insecond place. Once again it has become our ambition to qualify for the semis, "saidLeverkusen architect, Roger Schmidt. Among the participants in Group E, experienced at least Tottenham in the Champions League. They have 20 times the Magpies in the tournament.
In fact, this is the Prime season for Tottenham after a Champions League mentas since 2010-2011.
However, a variety of betting exchanges, masters of Tottenham to step 16. It is alsorecognized by the Vice President of the Monaco Vasilev, Vadim.
"The group is balanced. Each team had a chance to get away. However, in my opinion, Tottenham is the strongest team in Group E though they are in pot three, "Vasilev said on the Club's website 1-Champions League Final will be held at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, which has a capacity audience 74,500. This is the first time thatWales is appointed to host the final of the UCL.
2-the Club's debutantes in the group phase of the UEFA Champions League 2016-2017, Leicester City and FC Rostov.
3-a title. There are only two successful coaches collect three Champions League titles: Carlo Ancelotti and Bob Paisley. Ancelotti could improve his record by grabbing fourth title along with Bayern Munich in the summer of 2016-2017.
9-Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo alternates became top scorer of the Champions League in nine seasons. His top scorer along with Messi and Ronaldo in the2014-2015 competition with ten goals. 39-Dmitri Kirichenko became the youngest coach in the group phase of the Champions League this season. He was 39 years old and recently appointed as caretaker FC Rostov since August 6. The oldest recordedon behalf of coach Arsene Wenger (Arsenal), 66-year-old.
54-Age Ian Rush as ambassadors requested a Champions League final 2016-2017. Former Wales striker was lifting the Champions Cup trophy with Liverpool in 1980-1981 and 1983-1984.
78-winning percentage Luis Enrique as the coach of FC Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League. This figure makes it as architect with the largest winning percentage in the tournament (20 party). The second position is occupied by Josep Guardiola with 62 percent winning percentage.
156-Cristiano Ronaldo is the player with the most appearances on the record player in 2016-2017. FC Porto goalkeeper is already 156 melakoni party. Casillas was also noted as a goalkeeper with the most clean-sheet, i.e. 51 times since 1992-1993. This season, Atletico will once again be faced with old enemies. Lottery results meet the landing squad coach Diego Simeone with PSV, Muenchen, plus representatives of Rostov, Russia.
There is obviously a strong scent of revenge in this group. A number of players react instantly when Munich knowing that they are in the same group with Atletico. " We would like to point out to Atletico that we're ready to do better than last season. There is a score that should be identified, "said striker Munich, Thomas Mueller.
Although last season lost to Atletico, Munich remain favored to become champions.The presence of the caliber of coach Carlo Ancelotti to become one of the reasons.
Three of the Champions League trophy in the curriculum vitae of the architect teamItaly shows its quality in preparing the strategy.
On the other hand, purchasing Mats Hummels and Renato Sanches predicted would add to the strength of the forces of Munich, which is already almost perfect in the last few years. However, Ancelotti reminded his men to stay alert.
Although Munich seeded, she assesses no easy for them to get past the group phase of the Champions League this year.
"A difficult Group. We have to prepare ourselves as best as possible, "said Ancelotti.