The draw for this season’s Champions League group stages has taken place in Monte Carlo.
Chelsea have been drawn in Group B with Valencia, Bundesliga runners-up Schalke 04, and Norwegian champions Rosenborg.
Last season Chelsea knocked Valencia out at the quarter-final stage, drawing 1-1 at Stamford Bridge before a last-minute Michael Essien goal in Estadio Mestalla earned a place in the semi-final.
Full draw for the 2007/08 Champions League group stages:
Games will be played on 18th/19th September, 2nd/3rd October, 23th/24th October, 6th/7th November, 27th/28th November, and 11th/12th December.