Chelsea and Spurs hoping to be drawn in lucky Champions League Group F

first_imgCLUBS hoping to win the Champions League will want to be draw in Group F — after stats showed it is the competition’s luckiest group.Defending winners Liverpool, as well as Chelsea, Tottenham and Manchester City all head to Monaco for this season’s draw this evening.4 The Champions League’s lucky teams have all won the competition from Group FCredit: Sun Graphics4 Manchester United’s victory in 2007-08 came after Sir Alex Ferguson’s side won Group FCredit: Getty – Contributor4 Both Jose Mourinho’s wins in the competition have come from Group FCredit: Getty ImagesAnd they will be pleased to know that being drawn in Group F has thrown up the most winners in the competition’s history.According to Opta, six of the 16 winners since the current format kicked in in 2003-04 have come from the fifth group of eight.That equates to a 38 per cent chance of winning the competition.Given there are four English teams, there is a 50 per cent chance of a Premier League side being drawn in the group.Real Madrid were the last team to win the competition from Group F, with their victory in Cardiff in 2016-17 coming after Zinedine Zidane’s side came second in the group behind Borussia Dortmund.ACCA WITH LADBROKES Pick up a whole load of acca features to help you land the big oneJOSE’S LUCKY GROUPOther sides to win the tournament from the lucky group include Manchester United in 2007-08.And Jose Mourinho has clinched both his Champions League victories from Group F with Porto in 2003-04 and Inter Milan in 2009-10.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by CelticREF RELEASEDChampions League ref Vincic released by cops after arrest in prostitution raidKEANE DEALEx Man United youth ace David Jones says Roy Keane negotiated a contract for himNICE RONCristiano Ronaldo goes on family bike ride with partner Georgina Rodriguez & kidsREF RAIDChampions League ref Vincic ‘arrested in raid into drugs and prostitution ring’4 The coefficient at the end of last season determines this year’s draw potsBarcelona also lifted Old Big Ears in 2014-15 from the same group, while Bayern Munich’s stunning Treble under Jupp Heynckes was the same.However, there is one side who would not like to dwell on playing in Group F — because for them it will feel cursed.AC Milan could have upped the ratio if they had managed to beat Liverpool in the 2005 Champions League final, but we all know what happened there.When is Champions League group stage draw? Live stream, TV channel, start time and potslast_img