The UEFA Champions League last 16 draw has been made and it produced some wonderful clashes to kick off the knockout rounds of the competition.
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Three Premier League teams remain in the competition and all three were handed tough draws as the top seeds.
Manchester City will face Borussia Moncehngladbach, while Liverpool will play RB Leipzig and Chelsea have Atletico Madrid.
Both Chelsea and Liverpool have been handed tough draws, while Man City will be very happy with their draw. Barcelona v PSG is a massive clash, as Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus appear to be the big winners from this last 16 draw.
Frank Lampard’s response to Chelsea being drawn against Atletico say it all.
“I think most people will say toughest one we could have had, going on current form, European experience, where they are in the La Liga,” Lampard said. “But all draws are difficult in the Champions League. We have to have belief in ourselves. And when the game comes round you have to beat teams like that to win the Champions League. It is what it is.
“They are top of La Liga. They knocked Liverpool out last year, who are obviously a great team. They are certainly one of the toughest we could have drawn on paper. But we have to turn up and do our job and be confident we can beat them.”
Group winners were drawn against group runners up who are outside of their home country and weren’t in the same group as them. Below is the Champions League last 16 draw in full, with dates and times for the game to be confirmed.
The first legs of these games will be played on Feb. 16-17 and 23-24, while the second legs will take place on March 9-10 and 16-17.
Champions League last 16 schedule
Borussia Monchengladbach v Manchester City
Lazio v Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid v Chelsea
RB Leipzig v Liverpool
FC Porto v Juventus
Barcelona v Paris Saint-Germain
Sevilla v Borussia Dortmund
Atalanta v Real Madrid
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