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United to face PSG, Liverpool draw Bayern in Champions League round of 16

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The 2018/19 UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw was held on Monday 17th December in Nyon, Switzerland.

Three-time European champions Manchester United will face Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint Germain for the first time.

PSG have never progressed past the quarter-finals of the Champions League while Mourinho’s side was eliminated by Sevilla at the same stage last season.

Last year’s runners-up Liverpool will enteratin German champions Bayern Munich. This will be Klopp’s best chance to get revenge for the final in Wembley 2013.

Mats Hummels will unite with his former Dortmund coach Klopp while Xherdan Shaqiri with his former team in which he won the trophy in 2013.

Spurs, on the other hand, will face a Dortmund side who are unbeaten domestically. Manchester City are the English club with the most favourable draw after being picked out against a struggling Schalke who are in the bottom half of the Bundesliga after losing eight of their 15 matches.

Elsewhere, Holders Real Madrid will face Dutch champions Ajax, who have reached the knockout stages for the first time since 2005-06, while Serie A champions Juventus face Europa League winners Atletico Madrid.

Spanish champions Barcelona meet French side Lyon, while Italian club Roma face Portuguese champions Porto.

The first legs will take place on 12-13 and 19-20 February, with the return fixtures on 5-6 and 12-13 March.

Group winners will be away from home in the first legs.

The 2019 Champions League final will played at the Estadio Metropolitano in Madrid, Atletico Madrid’s home ground on June 1st.

Full draw:

Schalke (GER) v Manchester City (ENG)

Atlético Madrid (ESP) v Juventus (ITA)

Manchester United (ENG) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) v Borussia Dortmund (GER)

Lyon (FRA) v Barcelona (ESP)

Roma (ITA) v Porto (POR)

Ajax (NED) v Real Madrid (ESP)

Liverpool (ENG) v Bayern München (GER)

2018/19 Champions League calendar

12/13/19/20 February: Round of 16, first leg

5/6/12/13 March: Round of 16, second leg

15 March: Quarter-final & semi-final draw

9/10 April: Quarter-finals, first leg

16/17 April: Quarter-finals, second leg

30 April/1 May: Semi-finals, first leg

7/8 May: Semi-finals, second leg

Saturday 1 June: Final – Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid

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