UCL Round 16: Good draws for Chelsea as Messi and Ronaldo meet again.
The last 16 of the 2021-22 Champions League was held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, where the top European clubs knew their opponents.
But surprisingly, rivals Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will meet again, with Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain meeting in the round of 16, while Real Madrid will face Portugal’s Benfica and Bayern Munich. will face Atletico Madrid.
Chelsea have been eased by the prospect of winning the Champions League against French side LOSC Lille, with defending champions Chelsea hoping to retain the title this season.
The winners of the group stage are out of the first 16 teams and at home in their respective matches.
Teams that advanced to the round of 16 included:
Bayern Munich (Germany)
LOSC Lille (France)
Manchester City (England)
Manchester United (England)
Real Madrid (Spain)
Teams that qualified for the second round also included:
Atlético Madrid (Spain)
Paris Saint-Germain (France)
Sporting CP (Portugal)
Here is the full schedule of the 2021-22 Champions League round of 16;
SL Benfica Vs Real Madrid
Villarreal CF Vs Manchester City
Bayern Munich Vs Atletico Madrid
Liverpool Vs Salzburg
Inter Milan Vs AFC Ajax
Juventus Vs Sporting Lisbon
Chelsea Vs LoSC Lille
PSG Vs Manchester United
The date on which the 16th round matches will be played
The first matches will be played on 15, 16/22 and 23 February, while the second matches will be played on 8, 9/15 and 16 March.
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