UCL Last 16 Draw: Liverpool VS Real Madrid, PSG VS Bayern

UCL Last 16 Draw

The UEFA Champions League season 2022/23 completed the draw of Round of 16 yesterday.

In the focused games, Liverpool will fight against Real Madrid, replay the grand finale last season.

Madrid defeated the Reds 1-0 on 28th May 2022 with the only goal from Vinicius Junior, hailed their 14th European championship.

Liverpool faced a tough fate after they finished the group stage as second place, with the same points but disadvantage of head-to-head results against Napoli.

Meanwhile, Paris Saint-Germain will challenge Bayern Munich in another clash of the giants.

The French rich club which set up their highest target in this competition, with the Super Trio Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe, had met the huge obstacle in the upcoming stage.

Bayern showed their strength to fight for the UCL title this season, as they won all the six games in the Group C by beating both Barcelona and Inter Milan twice.

Milan VS Spurs, Dortmund VS Chelsea

AC Milan will meet Tottenham Hotspur as another favoured match.

The Italian club who won seven time European trophies, seeking to march into quarter finals by eliminating the Premier League club, who was the runner-up of UCL’s season 2019.

Another London giant team Chelsea will face Borussia Dortmund, to fight for a ticket into the Last 8.

The Blue Lions who won two Champions League titles, last time in 2021, expecting a tough battle from the German club, who qualified in the same group with Manchester City.

Meanwhile, City had a lucky draw as they faced RB Leipzig, giving them a bright hope to advance into the quarter finals.

The EPL reigning champion aimed for their first ever European trophy, getting a better chance with the more powerful squad, especially the fiery striker Erling Haaland.

Europa League Playoff: MU VS Barcelona

The UEFA Europa League had also drawn their knockout round play-off ties on the same day.

In the most favoured game, Manchester United will play against Barcelona, this clash of giants will surely grab attention from both the English and Spanish clubs’ fans.

Barcelona turned to compete in the UEL after they finished as third place in the Champions League group stage, while Man United was in second place in the Europa group stage.

In other matches, Juventus will meet Nantes, Leverkusen against Monaco and Ajax facing Union Berlin.

The eight teams who won the Europa League playoff, will draw again to fight with another eight from the first place of UEL group stage, to form the Round of 16.

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 will start on 15th February 2023, while the Europa League playoff will start on 10th February.

UEFA Champions League Round of 16:

  • RB Leipzig vs. Manchester City
  • Club Brugge vs. Benfica
  • Liverpool vs. Real Madrid
  • AC Milan vs. Tottenham Hotspur
  • Eintracht Frankfurt vs. SSC Napoli
  • Borussia Dortmund vs. Chelsea
  • Inter Milan vs. Porto
  • Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich

Europa League Knockout Round Playoff Ties:

  • FC Barcelona vs Manchester United
  • Juventus vs FC Nantes
  • Sporting CP vs FC Midtjylland
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Rennes
  • Ajax vs Union Berlin
  • Bayer Leverkusen vs AS Monaco
  • Sevilla vs PSV Eindhoven
  • FC Salzburg vs AS Roma