Football: Plzeň to play Manchester City in opening game of group stage of Champions League

Czech football club Viktoria Plzeň have drawn Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow, and Manchester City in the group stage of the Champions League. Bayern are the title holders. The draw is being seen as a tough but attractive one for Plzeň, who have now reached the group stage of the competition twice in three years. Plzeň’s advance to this stage of Europe’s most prestigious club competition, secured the team bonuses to the equivalent of 280 million crowns. In the first match, the club will face Manchester City.

Author: Masha Volynsky