UCL | Inter drawn alongside Benfica, Salzburg and Real Sociedad
Team— Aug 31st 2023
The Nerazzurri placed in Group D in Montecarlo
The groups for the 2023/24 Champions League were drawn at the Grimaldi Forum in Montecarlo today. Inter now know their upcoming opponents in Europe's elite competition: Simone Inzaghi's Nerazzurri were placed in GROUP D alongside Benfica, Red Bull Salzburg and Real Sociedad.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 2023/2024: THE GROUPS
GROUP A: Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Copenhagen, Galatasaray
GROUP B: Sevilla, Arsenal, PSV, Lens
GROUP C: Napoli, Real Madrid, Braga, Union Berlin
GROUP D: Benfica, Inter, Red Bull Salzburg, Real Sociedad
GROUP E: Feyenoord, Atletico Madrid, Lazio, Celtic
GROUP F: Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, Milan, Newcastle
GROUP G: Manchester City, Leipzig, Crvena zvezda, Young Boys
GROUP H: Barcelona, Porto, Shakhtar Donetsk, Antwerp
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE 23/24 KEY DATES
The final fixture list will be confirmed in due course. The top two from each group will advance to the round of 16 of Europe's elite competition. The teams that finish third will advance to the UEFA Europa League knockout round play-offs, where they will take on those that finished second during the UEFA Europa League group stage for a place in the round of 16 of the competition.
Group stage Matchday 1: 19–20 September 2023 Matchday 2: 3–4 October 2023 Matchday 3: 24–25 October 2023 Matchday 4: 7–8 November 2023 Matchday 5: 28–29 November 2023 Matchday 6: 12–13 December 2023
Knockout phase Round of 16: 13/14/20/21 February and 5/6/12/13 March 2024 Quarter-finals: 9/10 and 16/17 April 2024 Semi-finals: 30 April/1 May and 7/8 May 2024 Final: 1 June 2024, London
Draw dates Group stage: 31 August 2023 Round of 16: 18 December 2023 Quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final: 15 March 2024
LE PAROLE DI SIMONE INZAGHI
32 sides will be involved in the group stage. They were divided into four pots. The first was composed of the UEFA Champions League current holders, the UEFA Europa League winners and six champions of their respective leagues. Pots two to four were determined by club rankings. Teams from the same federation weren't allowed to be drawn against each other.
Inter were in Pot 2.
POT 1 Manchester City, Seville, Barcelona, Napoli, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Benfica, Feyenoord.
POT 2 Real Madrid, Manchester United, Inter, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Leipzig, Porto, Arsenal.
POT 3 Shakhtar Donetsk, FC Salzburg, AC Milan, Braga, PSV, Lazio, Red Star Belgrade, Copenhagen.
POT 4 Young Boys, Galatasaray, Real Sociedad, Celtic, Newcastle, Union Berlin, Antwerp, Lens.