The UEFA Cup draw will be held later this morning, and it will determine the opponents of Porto, Sporting, Boavista and Leixoes. As it now stands, 96 teams - 48 of them seeded - are divided into six groups of 16 teams based on geographical criteria and in accordance with the club coefficient ranking list. Two pots will be prepared for each group, one for the seeded teams and one for the non-seeded teams. This will ensure every tie pits a seeded team against a non-seeded team. The first team drawn will play its first match at home, against the second team drawn. The first round games will be played on Sept 19 and Oct 3. Here is where the Portuguese teams stand: Sporting is seeded and in Pot 1. Boavista is seeded and in Pot 2. Leixoes is unseeded and in Pot 4. Porto is seeded and in Pot 6. Lazio, Parma and Chelsea are the top three seeds. Porto is the highest seeded Portuguese club at 6. The rest of the seedings go like this -- Sporting (27), Boavista (22)and Leixoes (63). Others clubs in the tournament with Portuguese players include Lazio (Couto), Chelsea (Filipe Oliveira), Bordeaux (Pauleta, Caneira, Basta), Betis (Tomas), PSG (Leal, Teixeira), Hertha Berlin (Roberto Pinto), Fulham (Boa Morte), Malaga (Litos) and Stuttgart (Meira).