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Champions League draw live stream 2017: Start time and how to watch group stage announcement online

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While not related to Everton, the Champions League group stage draw will be held today and for the football fans among you, this is always great theater. Without further ado, here’s all the information you need about the draw.

British Teams

Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Celtic

Time and How to watch

Time: 6 pm (Monaco), 5 pm (UK), 12pm (ET)

Location: Monaco

TV: Fox Sports 2 (USA), BT Sport 2 / Eurosport 1 (UK), beIN Sports 2 (Australia) - via livesoccertv.com

Streaming: UEFA.com, Fox Sports Go (USA), fubo.tv (needs login)

The Pots

Pot One: Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Juventus, Benfica, Monaco, Spartak Moscow, Shakhtar Donetsk

Pot Two: Barcelona, Atlético Madrid, Paris St-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Sevilla, Manchester City, Porto, Manchester United

Pot Three: Napoli, Tottenham, Basel, Olympiakos, Anderlecht, Liverpool, Roma, Besiktas

Pot Four: Celtic, CSKA Moscow, Qarabag, Sporting Lisbon, Apoel Nicosia, Feyenoord, Maribor, Leipzig.

Additional Rules

Pot one is composed of the domestic champions in Uefa’s eight top-ranked nations, with Real Madrid qualifying twice, also being Champions League champions. Also two teams from the same association cannot be drawn together, nor can teams from Russia and Ukraine.

Also...

According to UEFA, six awards will also be handed out during the draw -

  • UEFA Men’s Player of the Year
  • UEFA Women’s Player of the Year
  • Goalkeeper of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season
  • Defender of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season
  • Midfielder of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season
  • Forward of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League season