The UEFA Champions League 2012 group stages draw has just concluded and it is a tough draw for the holders. The European Champions Chelsea are in the same group containing Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus, and the newcomers Nordsjaelland.
The long trip to Shakhtar Donetsk will certainly not be easy, while it is better side nothing regarding the match against the Italian Champions. Nordsjaelland will also provide a stern test, as they make their debut in the Champions League.
Here is the full Champions League 2012 group stages draw:
Group A: Porto, Dynamo Kiev, Paris St Germain, Dinamo Zagreb
Group B: Arsenal, Schalke, Olympiakos, Montpellier
Group C: AC Milan, Zenit St Petersburg, Anderlecht, Malaga
Group D: Real Madrid, Manchester City, Ajax, Borussia Dortmund
Group E: Chelsea, Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus, FC Nordsjaelland
Group F: Bayern Munich, Valencia, Lille, BATE Borisov
Group G: Barcelona, Benfica, Spartak Moscow, Celtic
Group H: Manchester United, Braga, Galatasaray, CFR Cluj