Thursday, August 30, 2007
Both Freddy Adu and DaMarcus Beasley were dealt difficult opposition in the Champions League group stage draw in Monte Carlo on Thursday.
Benfica and Adu were drawn into Group D and will grace the field alongside reigning champions Milan, Scottish champions Celtic and Ukraine giants Shakhtar Donetsk.
Beasley and Rangers on the other hand, will be in Group E and were handed 2005/06 champions Barcelona, French kings Lyon and German holders Stuttgart.
Though unlikely to make an appearance, Lee Nguyen and his Dutch club PSV were drawn into Group G which contains defending Serie A winner Inter Milan, Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow and Turkish champions Fenerbache.
The UEFA cup draw will take place on Friday; with more than a handful of Americans awaiting their fate following their respective return legs on Thursday night.
Champions League Draw