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Premier League teams and their first Champions League opponents

Premier League teams and their first Champions League opponents

- Four Premier League teams will play in the 2018/19 Champions League season

- They are Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham

- These four teams will kick off their campaign on Tuesday and Wednesday

The 2018/19 UEFA Champions League games will start on Tuesday, September 18, as four Premier League clubs are expected to participate in this season's championship.

Premier League champions Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham are the four clubs to represent England this season.

The Champions League competition actually started in the year 1955 with Spanish giants Real Madrid beating Stade de Reims 4-3 in the final.

Los Blancos went on to win the title for 12 other times, and interestingly, they are currently the holders of the Champions League after beating Liverpool in Kiev this year.

Chelsea are the last Premier League team to win the Champions League title when they defeated Bayern Munich 4-3 on penalties in 2011/12 season.

But the Blues will not take part in the 2018/19 Champions League as they failed to finish among the top four teams last season in the Premier League.

Below is the fixtures of the first games the EPL teams will play in the 2018/19 Champions League

Inter Milan v Tottenham (Tuesday, September 18, 5:55pm Nigerian time)

Liverpool v PSG ( Tuesday, September 18, 8pm Nigerian time)

Manchester City v Lyon (Wednesday, September 19, 8pm Nigerian time)

Young Boys v Manchester United (Wednesday, September 19, 8pm Nigerian time)

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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo will be making an emotional return to Old Trafford as Juventus will be taking on Manchester United in Group H with Valencia and Swiss side Young Boys.

Premier League champions Manchester City are in Group F and they will face French side Lyon, Hoffenheim and Shakhtar Donetsk.

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