European Royalty is on display in Group B as Real Madrid and Inter Milan facing against Borussia Mönchengladbach and Shakhtar Donetsk.
These will be important fixtures for Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane with both looking to shake off any previous shortcomings. Marco Rose at Gladbach, however, could be looking like surprise bet for to qualify.
Manchester City have the footballing gods smiling down on them but Pep Guardiola will know more than anyone that they can not afford to think too far ahead. In 56 away games in the Champions League, Guardiola’s record of only 25 wins, while still better than most, is maybe something to look forward to for opponents Shakhtar Donetsk, Dinamo Zagreb and Atalanta B.C.