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Arsenal face Bayern Munich again in UEFA Champions League group stage

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Arsenal will face Bayern Munich for the third time in three years as they face the German Champions in the group stage of this seasons Champions League.

The Gunners lost 3-1 over two legs in the last 16 when the two teams met in the spring of 2014 and lost on away goals after a 3-3 aggregate draw the year prior at the same stage.

The FA Cup holders also were drawn against Olympiakos for the first time since their group stage meeting in 2012 – Arsenal won 3-1 at home and 2-1 in Greece and for the first time since the 2006/07 Champions League Dinamo Zagreb.

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Arsenal beat the Croatian team 5-1 on aggregate in the final qualifying round, winning 3-0 away in the first leg and 2-1 at home.

Manchester United were handed a favourable draw on their return to Europe and will face PSV Eindhoven, CSKA Moscow and Wolfsburg for the right to make it to the last 16 and the knockout stages.

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Chelsea meanwhile will also be happy with their group having drawn Porto, Dynamo Kiev and Maccabi Tel-Aviv, while Manchester City had a less than favourable lot having been pulled out against Juventus, Sevilla and Borussia Moenchengladbach.

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