Champions League draw

Man City, Real Madrid in toughest group

August 31, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Manchester City will face Real Madrid for the first time in a competitive match after being drawn against Jose Mourinho's side in the Champions League group stage Thursday.

City has the toughest group of all in Group D with the Spanish champions Real, Dutch league winners Ajax and German double-winners Borussia Dortmund all dangerous opponents.

Chelsea, the defending European champions, also have a tough-looking task in Group E along with Shakhtar Donetsk, Juventus and Nordsjaelland.
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