After a ridiculous quantity of pointless preamble, awards and interviews, the 2020 Champions League group stage draw was lastly made on Thursday.
As all the time, the draw by up a number of potential storylines for social media to get their tooth caught into.
Listed below are a few of the absolute best reactions we managed to search out…
Nicely, effectively, effectively. After a few seasons aside very long time sparring companions Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will likely be renewing their rivalry within the Champions League subsequent season.
That is as a result of Barcelona had been drawn into Group G alongside Juventus, Dynamo Kyiv and Ferencvaros. As you’d count on, soccer Twitter reacted in a sometimes balanced and rational approach.
It wasn’t fairly as dangerous because the ‘worst case situation’ we deliberate out on Wednesday, however Manchester United’s draw was nonetheless fairly shambolic.
Taking over two of final season’s 4 semi finalists – Paris Saint-Germain and RB Leipzig – goes to be a troublesome activity. Not less than the journey to Istanbul Basaksehir needs to be alright…
Look, we’re not saying Manchester Metropolis all the time get straightforward attracts…really no, we’re saying precisely that. It is getting a bit ridiculous now.
This time, Pep Guardiola’s facet will face off in opposition to Porto, Olympiacos and Marseille. They will simply prime the group earlier than crashing out within the quarter finals after Pep decides to play Ruben Dias up entrance – or one thing equally weird.
Sevilla, Chelsea, FC Krasnodar and Stade Rennais. We will not be the one one who thought this sounded quite a bit like a Europa League group.
The truth is, we all know we aren’t. A lot of individuals of social media agreed…
Liverpool are being tipped as favourites to raise the Champions League this season. Nevertheless, a bunch of Atalanta, Ajax and FC Midtjylland is more likely to not be all plain crusing.
Nonetheless, may very well be worse. A lot worse really. Simply ask United followers.