Champions League group stage qualifiers

PARIS, Aug 25, 2010 (AFP) - Thirty-two qualifiers for the European Champions League group stages following Wednesday's play-offs. Draw takes place in Monaco on Thursday (1600GMT) with teams placed into four seeded pots:

Pot 1

Inter Milan (ITA)

Barcelona (ESP)

Man Utd (ENG)

Chelsea (ENG)

Arsenal (ENG)

Bayern Munich (GER)

AC Milan (ITA)

Lyon (FRA)


Pot 2

Werder Bremen (GER)

Real Madrid (ESP)

Roma (ITA)

Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)

Benfica (POR)

Valencia (ESP)

Marseille (FRA)

Panathinaikos (GRE)


Pot 3

Tottenham (ENG)

Rangers (SCO)

Ajax (NED)

Schalke (GER)

Basel (SUI)

Sporting Braga (POR)

Copenhagen (DEN)

Spartak Moscow (RUS)


Pot 4

Hapoel Tel-Aviv (ISR)

Twente (NED)

Rubin Kazan (RUS)

Auxerre (FRA)

CFR Cluj (ROM)

Partizan Belgrade (SRB)

Zilina (SVK)

Bursaspor (TUR)


Note: Every group will contain one team from each of the seeding pots, though no club can play a side from their own association.

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