UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draws: Barcelona to confront PSG, holders Bayern to take on Lazio

UEFA Champions League Round of 16 draws: Barcelona to confront PSG, holders Bayern to take on Lazio

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Barcelona will confront Paris St Germain and the previous striker Neymar. At the same time, champions Bayern Munich are facing Italy’s Lazio in the last 16 of the Champions League after UEFA’s draw, was hung on Monday. 

The conflict of Lionel Messi and Barca with a year ago’s other participants PSG was a rehash of their surprising gathering at a similar stage in 2017 when Barca conquered a 4-0 first leg misfortune to beat the French club 6-1 in Spain. 

Bayern will begin as top choices in their tie yet will be careful about Simone Inzaghi’s Lazio group who have arrived at this stage without precedent for a very long time. 

“Lazio are an awkward adversary, you saw that in the gathering,” said Bayern sports chief Hasan Salihamidzic. “It is consistently awkward against Italian groups.” 

Head League champions Liverpool will play a year ago’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig making a coordinate between Germany’s most exceptionally appraised youthful mentor Julian Nagelsmann of Leipzig with Liverpool’s Juergen Klopp, the nation’s primary mentor. 

Liverpool is unbeaten in their last ten matches against German groups in every European rivalry, a run returning to 2002. 

Genuine Madrid faces Serie A club Atalanta while Atletico Madrid will confront Chelsea and Manchester City will take on Borussia Moenchengladbach. They are in the last 16 without precedent for the Champions League period. 

Italian heroes Juventus will confront Porto, a game where Cristiano Ronaldo will re-visitation of his country Portugal. 

The two-legged ties will be performed from February 16.


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