Revealed: Tottenham’s hardest potential Champions League draw – and the easiest

Revealed: Tottenham’s hardest potential Champions League draw – and the easiest

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Tottenham Hotspur's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen (4R) celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League round of sixteen first leg football match between Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur at The Allianz Stadium in Turin on February 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Marco BERTORELLO (Photo credit should read MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

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The draw for the Champions League group stage takes place today, Thursday August 30th at 5pm. Tottenham are in Pot 2 after finishing third in the Premier League last season.

In the same pot are: Borussia Dortmund, FC Porto, Manchester United, Shakhtar Donetsk, Benfica, Napoli and Roma. That means Spurs cannot be drawn against any of those teams.

And, of course, Tottenham obviously cannot be drawn against the other English clubs: Manchester City and Liverpool.

So let’s have a look at Spurs’ hardest potential group, which arguably looks like this:

(Pot 1) Real Madrid, (2) Tottenham, (3) Monaco, (4) Inter Milan.

Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain are also in Pot 1, while Valencia (Pot 3) could put up a similar challenge to Monaco.

Remember, though, Valencia cannot be drawn in the same group as Real Madrid or Barcelona with them all being Spanish.

As for Spurs’ easiest potential group:

(Pot 1) Lokomotiv Moscow, (2) Tottenham, (3) Ajax, (4) AEK Athens.

The likes of Young Boys and Red Star Belgrade could also be considered “easy” Pot 4 opponents.

Who do you want Tottenham to draw in the Champions League group stage? Let us know in the comments below.

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