Group A: Manchester United Shaktar Donetsk Bayer Leverkusen Real Sociedad
Group B: Real Madrid Juventus Galatasaray Kobenhavn
Group C: Benfica Paris Saint-Germain Olympiacos Anderlecht
Group D: Bayern Munich CSKA Moskva Manchester City Viktoria Plzen
Group E: Chelsea Schalke FC Basel Steaua Bucharest
Group F: Arsenal Marseille Borussia Dortmund Napoli
Group G: FC Porto Atletico Madrid Zenit St. Petersburg Austria Wien
Group H: Barcelona AC Milan Ajax Celtic
Groups F and H are the toughest of the lot, but no definitive "Group of Death" as we had last season. Manchester United should breeze through their group, which would help improve England's showing from last season.
So there has been no soccer discussion this whole season, but I know I'm not the only one following the run-in on some exciting races everywhere but in Germany. Who are the picks to advance to the Champions League final this week and win the tournament?