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Champions League Round 16 Draw, Here Is Who Will Face Barcelona, Chelsea, Real Madrid

Champions League Round 16 Draw
Champions League Round 16 Draw. Photo Credit: Getty Image

It is no longer a secret that the group stage of the Champions League has ended with 16 distinguished clubs across Europe qualifying for the next stage of the elite European competition.

The draw for the next stage of the UEFA Champions League has been mapped, as it stands now, by an official of the European Top Football Challenge.

On Monday 14 December, the draw for the round of 16, which was held today, saw quite a few European giants going against each other in the knockout stage.

Before the draw this morning we are all sure which teams were within the pots for the round 16 draw. For clarification, Bayern Munich, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Real Madrid, PSG, Dortmund and Juventus are the group stage champions before the knockout stage draw.

Champions League Round 16 Draw. Photo Credit: Getty Image

Lazio, Atalanta, Atletico Madrid, Sevilla, Barcelona, Porto, Leipzig, and Monchengladbach would be the runners-up.

After the draw for the round of 16 got concluded, it have been confirmed that Chelsea will head on with Athletico Madrid, Real Madrid against Atalanta, Bayern against Lazio, Barcelona against PSG, Sevilla against Dortmund, Porto head on with Juventus and Liverpool to play Leipzig.

Out of these teams to play against each other, you will quite agree with me that Chelsea against Atletico Madrid will be a tough encounter.

Champions League Round 16 Draw. Photo Credit: Getty Image

Looking at the defensive and offensive capabilities of Atlethico, I believe Chelsea is well structure as at now but do you think the blues will be able to handle Athletico Madrid?

Indeed, the draw has availed before a more interesting encounter as the usual “Barcelona against Paris Saint German” comes out again. Leipzig and Liverpool is another nicely draw for this very last round of 16.

Considering the recent form of both Barcelona and Liverpool, once can’t certainly hold that Spanish giant and the EPL champions can have an edge of their respective opponents.

Real Madrid and Atalanta fixture are another game to look at in the just completed draw away from Barca and Liverpool, the European giant is in their worst season in recent decades, do you think Zidane’s men can match Atalanta in the knockout stage?

Chelsea will go on with Athletico Madrid, Real Madrid against Atalanta, Bayern against Lazio, Barcelona against PSG, Sevilla against Dortmund, Porto head on with Juventus and Liverpool to meet Leipzig after the draw for the round of 16 has been concluded.

You will rather agree with me, out of these teams to play against each other, that Chelsea against Atletico Madrid will be a difficult fight. Looking at Atlethico’s defensive and offensive strengths, I think Chelsea is as well organized as now, but do you think Athletico Madrid will be able to manage the blues?

Real Madrid and Atalanta fixture are another game to look at in the just completed draw away from Barca and Liverpool, the European giant is in their worst season in recent decades, do you think Zidane’s men can match Atalanta in the knockout stage?

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Abdulmajeed Muhammed Is a breaking news reporter at Forsige, covering Sport, Politics, and Public policy articles focused on Africa, Europe and Asia from Abuja.

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