Premier League champions Liverpool will meet last season’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Chelsea have been handed a stern test as they travel to Spain to face Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid, currently second in La Liga. Atletico sent Liverpool packing at the same stage last season.
Borussia Monchengladbach’s reward for reaching the knockout stages for the first time in their club’s history is a pairing with Manchester City.
The highlight of the round though will be the meeting of five-time winners Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain where all eyes will be on Neymar returning to his former club.
Elsewhere, Porto face Juventus, Sevilla will meet Borussia Dortmund, Atalanta welcome Real Madrid to Italy while defending champions Bayern Munich will mix things up with Lazio.
Key Fixtures & Dates
- 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 fixtures will be played over 15/16 and 23/24 February. Return legs will be played on 9/10 and 16/17 March.
This year’s UEFA Champions League final is earmarked for 29 May, 2021 in Istanbul.