by Paul Agada
Yo Mainlanders, the much-anticipated UEFA Champions League draw held earlier today as your favorite teams are set to battle for the coveted football prize.
Football fans have looked forward to the result of the draw for the Round of 16 knockout stage as the prestigious football competition is set to return February 2020.
On how the draw works, UEFA posted on its official website that; “Two seeding pots were formed: one consisting of the eight group winners and the other of the eight runners-up.
“No team could be drawn against a club from their group or any side from their own association.”
For the draws, seeded group winners were drawn away in the round of 16 first legs and at home in the return matches.
Below are the fixtures resulting from the draw.
- Borussia Dortmund (GER) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
- Real Madrid (ESP) v Manchester City (ENG)
- Atalanta (ITA) v Valencia (ESP)
- Atlético (ESP) v Liverpool (ENG)
- Chelsea (ENG) v Bayern München (GER)
- Lyon (FRA) v Juventus (ITA)
- Tottenham Hotspur (ENG) v Leipzig (GER)
- Napoli (ITA) v Barcelona (ESP)
Let’s hear your thoughts on the draw and who you think would progress to the next round.