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Holders Liverpool face Napoli in UEFA Champions League group stage

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Holders Liverpool face Napoli in UEFA Champions League group stage

Juergen Klopp’s side, who beat Tottenham Hotspur in June’s final to win their sixth European Cup, will also face Austria’s Salzburg and Belgian side Genk.


The draw produced two fascinating groups which should deliver a real battle for qualification with FC Barcelona facing Borussia Dortmund, Inter Milan and Slavia Prague in Group F.

Group D is also a mouth-watering prospect with Italian champions Juventus taking on Atletico Madrid, Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow.

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane will return to his homeland France for a clash with Paris St-Germain (PSG) in Group A which also includes Club Brugge and Galatasaray.

Last year’s runners-up Tottenham Hotspur face German champions Bayern Munich as well as Greek side Olympiakos and Serbia’s Red Star Belgrade in Group B. (Reuters/)

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