An intriguing series of games is in prospect in Group D with
nine-times European champions Real Madrid grouped with English
champions Manchester City, Dutch league winners Ajax Amsterdam
and German champions Borussia Dortmund.
Bayern Munich, who lost to Chelsea in last season’s
Champions League final, will face Valencia, Lille and BATE
Borisov of Belarus in Group F.
Chelsea were placed in a tough group with Juventus, Shakhtar
Donetsk and Nordsjaelland.