Issued on: 07.11.2022 – 14:09
Reigning champions Real Madrid meet English Premier League side Liverpool again in the Champions League round of 16, a repeat of last season’s final, while Paris St Germain take on German champions, Bayern Munich.
Madrid beat Liverpool in a thrilling final in May thanks to a Vinicius Junior goal.
The pair were impressed in Monday’s draw in Nyon, Switzerland, after also meeting in the 2017-18 final, which was also won by the Spanish team.
La Real have not lost their last six games against Liverpool in the Champions League -five wins and one draw-, winning both finals and advancing in their only round of 16 tie, 3-1 and 0-0 in the quarterfinals of the 2020 season -21, in those six games.
One of the pre-tournament favourites, Bayern and PSG, are unlikely to go all the way, as the duo find themselves next in what could be the last chance for veteran PSG striker Lionel Messi. add to his four crowns won with Barcelona.
English Premier League clubs Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea have been given tough assignments despite their group wins and face Bundesliga Serie A champions AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund.
Premier League champions Manchester City, who went unbeaten in the group stage in their quest for their first European crown, meet German club RB Leipzig.
Fans will have to wait a while for the next round of this year’s competition, with the first legs on February 14-15 and February 21-22 and the second legs on March 7-8 and 14. and March 15. take place in March.
RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
Club Brugge vs Benfica
AC Milan vs Tottenham Hotspur
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Napoli
Borussia Dortmund v Chelsea
Inter Milan vs Porto
Paris Saint Germain vs Bayern Munich
*The team named first will host the first leg