Which Champions League group stage slots are already sewn up?

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The seasons of Europe are winding down, and we know more than a few names who will automatically qualify for the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League group stages.

Joining the holders — Real Madrid or Liverpool — will be the champions of the Top Ten rated leagues in Europe, as well as six runners-up from associations, four third-placed teams from associations 1–4, four fourth-placed teams from associations 1–4, and the Europa League title holders.

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Some notes:

*If the UCL winner qualifies via the league, then the Czech Republic’s (11th overall) champion makes the group stage.

#If the UEL winner qualifies via the league, then France’s (5th overall) third-place team makes it.

UCL Champion: Real Madrid or Liverpool
UEL Champion: Atletico Madrid or Marseille

Top Four from England
Man City
Manchester United
Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool and/or Chelsea

Top Four from Germany
Bayern Munich
(Two of) Borussia Dortmund, Hoffenheim, Bayer Leverkusen, RB Leipzig

Top Four from Spain
Atletico Madrid
Real Madrid

Top Four from Italy
(Two of) Roma, Lazio, Inter Milan

Top 2-3 from France#
Paris Saint-Germain
(Two or three of) Lyon, Monaco, Marseille#

Top Two from Russia
Lokomotiv Moscow
Spartak Moscow, CSKA Moscow, or Krasnodar

Portugal: Porto
Ukraine: Shakhtar Donetsk or Dynamo Kyiv
Belgium: Club Brugge, Standard Liege, or Anderlecht
Turkey: Galatasaray, Fenerbahce, Basaksehir, or Besiktas
Czech Republic*: Viktoria Plzen or Slavia Praha