Romanian football team Steaua Bucharest learned August 24 that it would face Real Madrid, Olympique Lyon and Dinamo Kiev in the E Group of the Champions League after beating Standard Liege in the preliminaries.
Steaua owner Gigi Becali’s only hope before the draw was he wouldn’t have to watch Steaua face Barcelona or Chelsea in the A Group.
Steaua’s first League match is scheduled for September 13, when it will face Dinamo Kiev in Ukraine.
It is the first time in ten years that a Romanian team reaches the Champions League groups. Steaua managed to defeat Standard Liege 2-1 despite three key players were missing at the game. The two goals were scored by Val