Women's Champions League 2022-23 draw: Defending champions Lyon to face Arsenal, and Juventus

The group stage features a total of 16 teams equally divided into four groups as the fixtures are scheduled to take place from October 19 to December 22.

Tanishq SharmaAuthor

Updated - 04 October 2022 12:22 PM

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The UEFA Women's Champions League 2022-23 draw took place in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday, which saw the defending champions Olympique Lyonnais placed in the Group C alongside English club Arsenal, Italian giants Juventus, and Zurich.

The group stage features a total of 16 teams equally divided into four groups as the fixtures are scheduled to take place from October 19 to December 22.

The last year's runners-up and 2021 champions, Barcelona will face the likes of German club Bayern Munich, Rosengard, and Benfica in Group D. On the other side, two-time winners and thrice runners-up VFL Wolfsburg were drawn with Slavia Prague, St Polten, AS Roma.

Apart from this, Women's Super League champions Chelsea will square off against Paris St Germain, Real Madrid, Vllaznia. PSG are the two-time runners-up from 2015 and 2017 season while Vllaznia are the first Albanian team to reach the last-16 stage of the UEFA Women's Champions League.

Women's Champions League Group Stage Draw

Group A: Chelsea, Paris St Germain, Real Madrid, Vllaznia

Group B: Wolfsburg, Slavia Prague, St Polten, AS Roma

Group C: Lyon, Arsenal, Juventus, Zurich

Group D: Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Rosengard, Benfica

After the conclusion of the group stage, two teams from each group will qualify for the quarter-finals, which will take place from March 21-30. However, the last 8 draw will be held in Nyon on January 20, 2023. 

The competition will be followed by the semi-finals stage starting from April 22 to 30 next year. The UEFA women's Champions League 2022-23 final will take place at the  PSV Stadion in Eindhoven on June 3.

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