Liverpool will kick off their 2014-15 Champions League campaign by welcoming Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets Razgrad to Anfield on Tuesday September 16.

The Reds end a five-year absence from the elite European tournament with a home fixture against a team that they have never previously met competitively.

A trip to FC Basel awaits Brendan Rodgers' charges in their second tie, to be played in Switzerland on Wednesday October 1.

Back-to-back meetings with holders Real Madrid follow, firstly at Anfield on Wednesday October 22 then in the reverse at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday November 4.

Liverpool journey to Ludogorets on Wednesday November 26 and their Group B participation concludes on Tuesday December 9 at home to Basel.

2014-15 Champions League fixtures
September 16 - Ludogorets Razgrad (H)
October 1 - FC Basel (A)
October 22 - Real Madrid (H)
November 4 - Real Madrid (A)
November 26 - Ludogorets Razgrad (A)
December 9 - FC Basel (H)