Chelsea Women and Arsenal Women have been drawn into strong groups for the Women’s Champions League 2021-22 season.
This is the first time the competition has used the group stage format, with Chelsea qualifying as Women’s Super League champions and Arsenal coming through the qualification rounds.
Chelsea’s group includes Wolfsburg, Juventus and Servette, while Arsenal will face last year’s champions Barcelona along with Hoffenheim and HB Koge.
The group stage begins on the week of October 5/6 and there will be two matchweeks in each month of October, November and December. The knockout stages start with the quarter-finals at the end of March 2022.
This is how the groups look in their entirety:
Group A: Chelsea, Wolfsburg, Juventus, Servette
Group B: Paris Saint-Germain, Breidablik, Real Madrid, Kharkiv
Group C: Barcelona, Arsenal, Hoffenheim, HB Koge
Group D : Bayern Munich, Olympique Lyonnais, BK Hacken, Benfica