There were mixed fortunes for English clubs at the draw for the groups stages of the UEFA Champions League
Debutants Manchester City were given a tricky schdule, drawn alongside Bayern Munich, Villarreal and Napoli.
Latest Chelsea signing Juan Mata will have a quick return to his former stamping ground after his new club were drawn against Valencia in Group C. There will also be a reunion for former Blue Michael Ballack after his Bayer Leverkusen team were drawn in the same group with Belgian club Genk joiing them.
Last year’s runners up Manchester United face an easier task against Benfica, Basel and Otelul thopugh Arsenal will be tested aginst Marseille, Olympiakos and German champions Borussi Dortmund.
Full draw as follows:
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