Clubs from Ukraine and Russian Federation can not be drawn against each other due to political reasons.
"This decision allows much more local flexibility to deal with admitting fans than was previously the case, always respecting the assessment of local authorities".
Ajax enjoyed a thrilling run to the semi-finals of the competition two seasons ago, while Atalanta managed to reach the last four in 2019-20 only to suffer a dramatic defeat at the hands of eventual finalists Paris Saint-Germain.
One of the most storied rivalries in recent football history is set for another chapter as Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus and Lionel Messi's Barcelona were drawn against each other in today's UEFA Champions League draw in Geneva.
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Supporters across Merseyside might have been hoping for an easy route through to the knockout stages, but Ajax, Atalanta and Midtjylland could well provide Liverpool with a stern test in Group D.
Each group is comprised of a team from each pot.
Zanetti, who spent nearly his entire career at Inter, then went on to insist that Inter must be focused in all of the games that they play in the group stage, with games to commence on October 20. Games can be made up until January 28 if any are postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.