Peace Cup Pits Sevilla Against Juventus And Liga De Quito With Real Madrid

The groups for the 2009 Peace Cup have been drawn this evening...
The draw for the group stage of the 2009 Peace Cup has been made this evening and it has pitted Real Madrid against Liga de Quito and Sevilla against Juventus.

The competition takes place in Andalucia this summer and as well as the big names there are other teams from around the world making up the numbers.

In Group A, one of the three Spanish sides in the draw, Sevilla, meet the only Italian side in the tournament, Juventus, and they are joined by Seongnam Ilhwa.

The South Korean side are the most successful in the history of the K-League and will be looking to show they can cut it against two of the top sides in Europe.

In Group B, Real Madrid are pitted against Liga de Quito, the current South American champions, and also Al-Ittihad from Saudi Arabia.

The Jeddah-based club have twice won the Asian Champions League but have never competed in this tournament before.

In Group C, Malaga, whose ground will be used for many of the matches, will play against Aston Villa and Celtic.

In the final group, Group D, there are three big European names, as Lyon, Porto and Fenerbahce meet.

The Portuguese side made it through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League recently and will be looking forward to showcasing their talents against some of the best in Europe.

Group A

Sevilla
Juventus
Seongnam Ilhwa

Group B

Real Madrid
Liga de Quito
Al-Ittihad

Group C

Malaga
Aston Villa
Celtic

Group D


Lyon
Porto
Fenerbache

James Walker-Roberts, Goal.com