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Champions League group fixtures to watch out for in the 2018-2019 season.

Rishi Kataria
1.00K   //    31 Aug 2018, 17:51 IST

The most followed club competition will return in just three weeks, and football fans all around the world are eagerly waiting for the competition to hit their TV screens.

UEFA Champions League draw concluded on an impressive note, and the group stage seems to be more exciting than ever. Every team in the competition will try their best so that they can achieve something and make their fans happy.

Here are the Champions League group stage fixtures to watch out for this season:

#1 Atletico Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund

Club Atletico de Madrid v Rayo Vallecano de Madrid - La Liga
Diego Simeone will hope that Atletico Madrid wins the competition this season.

Spanish club Atletico Madrid joins Borussia Dortmund, Monaco and Club Brugge in the group A. The most exciting fixture of the group A will be between the Madrid club and its German counterpart Borussia Dortmund.

Atletico beat Champions League holder and city rival Real Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup which will boost their confidence to the next level. Real Madrid have won three consecutive Champions League title in the past three years. Borussia Dortmund will have to give their heart and soul if they want to beat the Madrid club and progress to the knockout stages of the grandest club competition.

#2 PSG vs Napoli

SSC Napoli v AC Milan - Serie A
S.S.C. Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti

Group C is the toughest group of all. PSG, Napoli and Liverpool are the best clubs in their respective league. All the top clubs of the group will have to give their all if they want to progress to the next round of the competition.

Carlo Ancelotti and Thomas Tuchel will make their debut in the Champions League for Napoli and PSG respectively. PSG are among the favourites to win the Champions League this season. The French champions will have a certain advantage over Napoli as they have some of the best players in the world.

Even though Napoli doesn't have as strong a squad as PSG, they have a winner in manager Carlo Ancelotti who has won three Champions League trophies with AC Milan(2) and Real Madrid(1).

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