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It’s Liverpool versus Bayern Munich, Man Utd against PSG

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Former Spanish football player Luis Garcia shows the slip of FC Bayern Munich during the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP

• Arsenal, Chelsea placed in Europa League Round of 32
Liverpool will take on German giants, Bayern Munich, in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United have been drawn against Paris St-Germain.

Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs playing Borussia Dortmund.

The first legs will take place on 12-13 and 19-20 February, with the return fixtures on 5-6 and 12-13 March.

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Group winners will be away from home in the first legs.
Teams could not be drawn against sides from the same country in the last 16, nor against teams who they played in the group stage.

Elsewhere, holders Real Madrid will face Dutch side Ajax, who have reached the knockout stages for the first time since 2005-06, while Serie A champions Juventus face Europa League winners, Atletico Madrid.

Spanish champions Barcelona meet French side Lyon, while Italian club Roma face Portuguese champions Porto.
Return to Germany for Klopp

Meanwhile, Arsenal drew BATE Borisov out of Belarus while Chelsea were drawn with Zlatan Ibrahimovic‘s former club Malmo in Sweden. Since both Arsenal and Chelsea were seeded, they’ll travel east for the first legs and host the second legs, though they’re not allowed to be hosted on the same night.

Matches will take place on February 14 and February 21, with the exception of Arsenal-BATE and Sevilla-Lazio, since Real Betis, Sevilla’s second club, is playing in this stage of the competition as well.

It’s the second-straight season in which Arsenal and BATE will play, after the pair were placed together in the group stage of the 2017-2018 Europa League. Both Arsenal and Chelsea may have an advantage, as both the Belorussian and Swedish top divisions run from spring to winter, taking a long break from December through March due to the weather conditions.


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