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Champions League 2022 draw: Group F teams, odds, picks, predictions

The 2022-23 UEFA Champions League draw was held on Thursday, August 25. We break down what to know about Group F.

Celta de Vigo v Real Madrid - La Liga Santander
Karim Benzema of Real Madrid during the La Liga Santander match between Celta de Vigo v Real Madrid at the Estadio Municipal de Balaidos on August 20, 2022 in Pontevedra Spain.
Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

Group F for the 2022-23 Champions League is set an it features the title holders Real Madrid, along with RB Leipzig, Shakhtar Donetski and Celtic FC. Real Madrid are the clear favorites in this group, but Shakhtar Donetsk have been able to upset them in the past and have some familiarity playing them in this competition. RB Leipzig is capable of springing a surprise as well. Here’s how Group F shapes up in the Champions League.


Real Madrid
RB Leipzig
Shakhtar Donetsk
Celtic FC

Odds to win group

Real Madrid (-600)
RB Leipzig (+500)
Shakhtar Donetsk (+5000)
Celtic FC (+1600)

Picks to advance from group: Real Madrid (-2500) and RB Leipzig (-400)

The defending champions got a favorable group and should move on with no problems. Leipzig have lost key players over the years and might struggle, but there’s no third team which could present a true challenge for the German club. Back Real Madrid and RB Leipzig to move into the knockout round.

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