Champions League 22/23 Group Stage draw: Date, time, how to watch, confirmed pots and more

Champions League draw

The 2022/23 football season has started and excitement is increasing as the Champions League Group Stage draw will happen very soon.

The 2021/22 Champions League saw a lot of great drama and entertainment, and Real Madrid managed big wins against Premier League sides Manchester City and Chelsea on their way to beating Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool 1-0 in the final.

The prestigious tournament is arguably the best football tournament on the planet and one of the biggest competitions in sport, so everyone can’t wait for the Group Stages to begin.

Not all teams automatically gain a place in the last 32 of the tournament, and the qualifiers for the Group Stages have already begun.

Read more: Champions League 2022/23: Fixtures, Draw, Dates, Schedule, Final, Teams and Everything We Know So Far

Here is everything we know about the Champions League 2022/23 Group Stage draw:

Champions League 2022/23 Group Stage draw date

Football fans will be very excited as the Champions League Group Stage Draw for 2022/23 will happen on Thursday 25th August 2022. There is not long to wait at all for this draw.

The draw hall prior to the UEFA 2014/15 Women's Champions League Qualifying Round draw at the UEFA headquarters, The House of European Football, on June 26, 2014 in Nyon, Switzerland

Champions League 2022/23 Group Stage draw time

For those wondering, the draw for the Group Stages will be at 5 PM BST/6 PM CET). The draw typically includes a lot of build-build-using interviews and highlights of the great competition. The Group Stage draw will also see the hosts present awards for the best players of the Champions League 2021/22 season.

The UEFA Champions League draw room ahead to the UEFA Champions League Q1 and Q2 qualifying rounds draw at the UEFA headquarters on June 24, 2013 in Nyon, Switzerland
NYON, SWITZERLAND – JUNE 24: The UEFA Champions League draw room ahead to the UEFA Champions League Q1 and Q2 qualifying rounds draw at the UEFA headquarters on June 24, 2013 in Nyon, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)

How to watch the 2022/23 Champions League draw

There are a couple of ways in which fans in England can watch the Champions League draw. The official UEFA website will be showing it and BT Sport will also be televising the draw.


How to Live Stream the 2022/23 Champions League Group Stage draw

If you are looking to live stream the draw, you can do so via the BT Sport app or Virgin streaming service.

You need to have an account or a monthly pass to access the live stream, so make sure you have everything you need before kick-off. The monthly pass costs £25. The UEFA website will also be live streaming the draw for free if you do not already have BT Sport.

The Champions League and BT Sport logos are seen on a microphone prior to the UEFA Champions League group C match between Manchester City and Atalanta at Etihad Stadium on October 22, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom.

Champions League 2022/23 Group Stage Pots

Here are all the teams we know so far that will be involved in the Group Stage draw and also the pots that they will be in. For those who do not know, teams cannot be in the same group as someone from the same pot.

Pot One

  • Real Madrid
  • Eintracht Frankfurt
  • Manchester City
  • AC Milan
  • Bayern Munich
  • Paris Saint-Germain
  • Porto
  • Ajax

Pot Two

  • Liverpool
  • Chelsea
  • Barcelona
  • Juventus
  • Atletico Madrid
  • Sevilla
  • RB Leipzig
  • Tottenham Hotspur

Pot Three

  • Borussia Dortmund
  • Salzburg
  • Shakhtar Donetsk
  • Inter Milan
  • Napoli
  • Sporting Lisbon
  • Bayer Leverkusen
  • Benfica

Pot Four

  • Club Brugge
  • Celtic
  • Marseille
  • Rangers
  • Dinamo Zagreb
  • Maccabi Haifa
  • FC Copenhagen
  • Viktoria Plzen

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