Champion Club Brugge plays starting next month in the group stage of the Champions League in group A against Atlético Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco.
For the Team it is the sixth time that they get to the group stage of the kampioenenbal may. In Monaco there were attractive opponents out of the bus and were distant and unattractive travel to Moscow avoided.
The strongest team in group A is undoubtedly the Spanish powerhouse Atlético, currently vicekampioen in Spain and last season winner of the Europa League. Over the past five years made it twice to the final of the Champions League. Since the departure of Yannick Carrasco to China there are no countrymen more in the team of success coach Diego Simeone, last season in the impressive Wanda Metropolitano plays.
From the second pot came with Borussia Dortmund the number four from Germany, where Red Devil Axel Witsel this summer, his new home was. Borussia has bad memories of previous confrontations with a Club in Europe, because the previous two confrontations ended with much disappointment for the Germans. In the season 1987-1988 were the Borussen in the UEFA Cup with a 5-0 to the ears in the olympic Stadium, in the season 2003-2004 enlisted Club the strong Dortmund, surprisingly, in the preliminaries of the Champions League.
AS Monaco is on the French vicekampioen and since last year the employer of Youri Tielemans.