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|UEFA Champions League Draw For Round Of 16. by Odunharry(m): 9:03am On Dec 11, 2017|
The stage is set for today’s Champions League round of 16 draw, with the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea, Barcelona, Man City, Man Utd and Tottenham set to know who they will face in the first knock-out stage of Europe’s elite competition.
The draw will take place at Uefa headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland . The draw is set to get underway at 11am GMT.
With all the English sides involved in Champions Leaguefootball this year now safely thorough to the knockout stages, thoughts will be turning to the draw for the round of 16
Given the form of the likes of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, who both finished second in their respective groups, the draw looks to be an enticing one this season.
After finishing second in their group, Chelsea now face the daunting prospect of a potential tie against Barcelona or Paris Saint-Germain.
There will be two seeded pots to draw from. The first pot being made up of group winners and the second runners-up.
16 sides will be drawn from the hat in Nyon, though no team can play another from their group or domestic division at this stage.
The teams in the draw are FC Basel, PSG, Bayern, Roma, Chelsea, Barcelona, Juventus, Liverpool, Sevilla, Man City, , Shakhtar Donetsk, Besiktas, Porto, Tottenham and holders Real Madrid.
Potential opponents for British teams
Manchester United (Group A winners): Bayern Munich, Juventus, Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk, Porto or Real Madrid.
Chelsea (Group C runners-up): Paris St-Germain, Barcelona or Besiktas.
Liverpool (Group E winners): Basel, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Shakhtar Donetsk, Porto or Real Madrid.
Manchester City (Group F winners): Basel, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Sevilla, Porto or Real Madrid.
Tottenham (Group H winners): Basel, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Shakhtar Donetsk or Porto.
|Re: UEFA Champions League Draw For Round Of 16. by Odunharry(m): 9:03am On Dec 11, 2017|
Two seeding pots will be formed: one consisting of group winners and the other of runners-up.
No team can play a club from their group or any side from their own association.
Seeded group winners will be away in the round of 16 first legs on 13/14 and 20/21 February and at home in the return matches on 6/7 and 13/14 March.
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