Real Madrid’s Champions League group stage play was confirmed

Real Madrid’s opponents within the group stage of this season’s Champions League have been confirmed, and the Spanish giants will tackle Inter, Shakhtar Donetsk and Sheriff Tiraspol in Group D.

Like bitter rivals in Barcelona, ​​Real Madrid have usually been within the pot one in all UEFA’s attracts within the Champions League, however final season’s failures in La Liga and Europe’s elite membership competitors imply they had been down in pot two.

? Our group within the @LigaCampeones 2021/22! ?? @Intern ?? @realmadrid ?? @FCShakhtar ?? @FotclubSheriff @adidasfootball | #UCLdraw | #UCL

– Real Madrid CF (@realmadrid) August 26, 2021

As standard, the group recreation within the Champions League begins in mid-September and ends in the primary week of December.

Real’s matches towards every group can be confirmed ultimately, however in the mean time it appears to be like like they’ve been given a usually good draw.

It stays to be seen what type of Inter aspect they may face this season, given the turnover of each teaching and participant employees that the membership has been monitoring over the summer time. Shakhtar gave Real a tricky time in final yr’s competitors, beating and drawing with them within the group stage, however Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect will nonetheless be favorites for each matches. Sheriff Tiraspol are the group’s huge underdogs, however this yr is the primary time they’ve ever reached this stage of the competitors.

Real is probably the most profitable group ever within the Champions League, having gained the competitors 13 instances. It contains a superb run within the 2010s, once they gained it 4 instances in 5 seasons.

Recent seasons, nonetheless, have been trickier.

The Madrid package has been knocked out within the sixteenth stage in two of the final three seasons, though they reached the semi-finals in the most recent version of the competitors, once they had been despatched by ultimate winners Chelsea.

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