UEFA.com represents the teams in Pot 2 ahead of the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League group stage draw on Thursday.
Everything you need to know about the draw
UEFA ranking (end 2019/20) : 3
How did you get out : second place in the league
Last season : Quarterfinals (P 8-2 v Bayern Munich)
Best European Cup result : winners (1991/92, 2005/06, 2008/09, 2010/11, 2014/15)
2019/20 : Inconsistency has plagued Barça all season, first under Ernesto Valverde and then Kike Setien, and although they resumed the major league of the championship after a lockdown, they quietly retreated. Their departure from the UEFA Champions League was not quiet: an 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich.
Atletico Madrid (ESP)
UEFA rankings : 4
How did you get out : 3rd place in the league
Last season : Quarterfinals (P 2-1 v RB Leipzig)
Best European Cup result : finalist (1973/74, 2013/14, 2015/16)
2019/20 : On this path were important moments, including the end of Liverpool's UEFA Champions League title defense, but life after Antoine Griezmann has been challenging. Diego Simeone's wards have been among the top three Spanish national teams for almost eight seasons in a row, although this time their defensive performance was better.
Manchester City (ENG)
UEFA rankings : 5
How did you get out : runner-up in the Premier League
Last season : Quarterfinals (P 3-1 - Lyon)
Best European Cup result : semi-final (2015/16)
2019/20 : a season of disappointments for wards Josep Guardiola. Regular setbacks meant that Liverpool soon disappeared from the Premier League's line of sight, and although they won the League Cup, they wanted to slip away from City: by sending Real Madrid, they were unexpectedly defeated by Lyon in the quarterfinals.
Manchester United (ENG)
UEFA rankings : 9
How did you get out : 3rd place in the Premier League
Last season : n / a (UEFA Europa League semi-finals)
Best European Cup result : winners (1967/68, 1998/99, 2007/08)
2019/20 : Ole Gunnar's first full season Solskiera brought him relative success, finishing third in the Premier League, reaching the UEFA Europa League semi-finals and providing plenty of playing time for a young talent group led by Mason Greenwood. The winter contract with Bruno Fernandez was quickly settled.
Shakhtar Donetsk (UKR)
UEFA rankings : 12
How did you get out : champions of Ukraine
Last season : group stage (UEFA Europa League semi-finals)
Best European Cup result : quarterfinals (2010/11)
2019/20 : Luis Castro from Portugal had an impressive first term at the helm, his brand smooth attacking football helped " miners "to win the ninth Ukrainian championship title in 11 seasons (losing only twice along the way) and the second semi-final in the UEFA Europa League. the final in five years.
UEFA rankings : 13
How did you get out : second place in the Bundesliga
Last season : Round of 16 (R 3-2 v Paris)
Best European Cup result : winners (1996/97)
2019/20 : Dortmund beat Bayern Munich in the German Super Cup, but their championship challenge was completed before it actually began: a sluggish start limited them to fourth place halfway through. The signing of Erling Braut Haaland inspired Lucien Favre's men and they broke into a distant second position.
UEFA rankings : 16
How did you get out : 4th in the Premier League
Last season : Round of 16 (R 7-1 v Bayern)
Best European Cup result : winners (2011/12)
2019/20 : Frank Lampard's first campaign as manager was moderately successful. Chelsea lost to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup on penalties, but ended up in the top four in the Premier League and reached the FA Cup final, losing to Arsenal.
UEFA rankings : 21
How did you qualify : first time in Eredivisie
Last season : group stage (UEFA Europa League round of 32)
Best European Cup result : winners (1970/71, 1971/72, 1972/73, 1994/95)
2019/20 : Team Erica ten Haga burst out out of the blocks, losing 15 games to Eredivisie unbeaten. However, they lost five of the next ten and were only leaders on goal difference when the season ended in March - no title was awarded. They also finished a point behind Valencia and Chelsea in the 2019/20 group stage.