Champions League last 16: Chelsea To Face Atletico, Barcelona vs PSG

Champions League last 16: Chelsea To Face Atletico, Barcelona vs PSG

Akan Anwankwo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:41 PM
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- Champions League round of 16 will see the top teams square off against each other

- The three Premier League sides have been drawn against tough opponents in the next round

- Ronaldo's Juventus and Messi's Barcelona will play against Proto and PSG respectively

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Champions League last round of 16 draws have been held and some interesting fixtures have emerged in the next round of the competition.

Holder Bayern Munich will take on Serie A side Lazio who qualified as runners up to Borussia Dortmund in Group F.

Borussia Monchengladbach will test their strength against the tactical Pep Guardiola's Man City in the last 16.

Chelsea will face a stern test when they square off with Diego Simeone's Atletico Madrid who knocked Liverpool out of this stage last season.

RB Leipzig will now not be having it easy going against 2019 winners Liverpool in the round of 16 while FC Porto and Juventus will slug out for a place in the last eight.

Dortmund will try out their luck again this season when they play Sevilla and would avoid elimination just as they did last campaign against PSG.

Champions League last 16: Chelsea to face Atletico, Barcelona vs PSG
Champions League last 16: Chelsea to face Atletico, Barcelona vs PSG. Photo by Angel Martinez and Clive Brunskill
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The last pick of the bunch is Atalanta going against the most decorated side in the competition Real Madrid for a place in the quarter-finals.

Here are all the round of 16 Champions League matches slated for February 2021:

Borussia Monchengladbach vs. Manchester City

Lazio vs. Bayern Munich

Atletico Madrid vs. Chelsea

RB Leipzig vs. Liverpool

Porto vs. Juventus

Barcelona vs. Paris Saint-Germain

Sevilla vs. Borussia Dortmund

Atalanta vs. Real Madrid

The first leg will be played on February 16, 17 22, and 23 while the second leg will hold on March 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2021.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Neymar suffered a terrible ankle injury during Paris Saint-Germain's loss to Lyon in a crunch Ligue 1 game at the weekend.

A late tackle from Thiago Mendes on Neymar saw the Brazilian crashing to the floor in tears and was later stretchered off the pitch.

Mendes was given his marching orders but Lyon held on for the win as Tino Kadewere grabbed the only goal of the match in the first half.

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