Champions League draw … Kaka, Ibrahimovic back to Milan

August 27, 2009

The draw for the group phase of the 2009-10 Champions League has just finished in Monaco and it’s thrown up a couple of groups to savour especially.

Real Madrid getting drawn in Group C means they will face AC Milan … and that means a return to the San Siro for Kaka, who made the switch over the close season. Likewise, Barcelona’s big signing Zlatan ibrahimovic will be on his way back to Milan, after Inter joined the holders in Group F.

Plenty of other intriguing match-ups … Any of them catch your eye?

Group A: Bayern Munich, Juventus, Girondins Bordeaux, Maccabi Haifa

Group B: Manchester United, CSKA Moscow, Besiktas, VfL Wolfsburg

Group C: AC Milan, Real Madrid, Olympique Marseille, FC Zurich

Group D: Chelsea, Porto, Atletico Madrid, APOEL

Group E: Liverpool, Olympique Lyon, Fiorentina, Debrecen

Group F: Barcelona, Inter Milan, Dynamo Kiev, Rubin Kazan

Group G: Sevilla, Rangers, VfB Stuttgart, Unirea Urziceni

Group H: Arsenal, AZ Alkmaar, Olympiakos, Standard Liege

PHOTO: Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta holds the trophy after their Champions League final soccer match victory against Manchester United at the Olympic Stadium in Rome, May 27, 2009. REUTERS/Darren Staples

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Nasty draw for Barcelona. Samuel Eto’o will be coming back with a big point to prove. Go on, Samuel!

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the inter milan v barca will be a talking point, and i hope etoo will show the barca board what they’re missing.

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im banking on ibrahimovic and barcelona to come out on top of the group and top of the ties against inter, ibra will prove his worth and show all the doubters just how good he rele is in a top team

on another note how long did they have to drag on the ceremony for the draw?! i watched it when i got home expecting a 10-15 minute wait it ended up going on for about an hour, and the 2 presenters looked like they would be more at home in the eurovision song contest!

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maid, you’re right. that was like pulling teeth, that draw. sky sports news was showing it live and it was a struggle keeping it going.

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