FC Rubin Kazan gets FC Barcelona and CSKA Moskva, Manchester United in the group phase of the Champions League 2009/2010. The two Russian contenders have to Play against last year’s champion and runner-up.
Games 15/16 September until 8/9 December
Two teams from each group qualify
Group A : Bayern Munich, Juventus, Bordeaux, Maccabi Haifa
Group B: Manchester United, CSKA Moskva, Besiktas, Wolfsburg
Group C: AC Milan, Real Madrid, Marseille, FC Zurich
Group D: Chelsea, FC Porto, Atletico Madrid, APOEL
Group E: Liverpool, Lyon, Fiorentina, Debrecen
Group F: FC Barcelona, Inter Milan, Dinamo Kiev, FC Rubin Kazan
Group G: Sevilla, Rangers, Stuttgart, UnireaGroup H: Arsenal, AZ Alkmaar, Olympiakos, Standard
Unilateral alliances are a rule in the history of US-Latin America relations. As well as in the US's relations all over the world.