UEFA Champions League Updates

The UEFA Champions League continues as Liverpool faces last season’s semi-finalists RB Leipzig in the last 16 of the Champions League, while Chelsea competes against Atletico Madrid.

 

Manchester City will play against Borussia Monchengladbach, who are in the last 16 for the first time since 1978.

 

Holders Bayern Munich face Italian side Lazio, who are in the knockout stage for the first time in 20 years.

 

Barcelona will  face Paris St-Germain in arguably the tie of the round, a repeat of their 2017 classic. On that occasion the French side won 4-0 in the first leg but Barcelona completed a stunning 6-1 home win to advance.

 

PSG forward Neymar, injured against Lyon on Sunday, scored twice for Barcelona in the last two minutes of that dramatic comeback – for Barcelona. The Brazilian recently said he wants Lionel Messi to join him in Paris next season.

 

All three Premier League teams will be away for the first leg before having home advantage for the return matches.

 

The first legs will be spread across two midweeks, taking place on 16, 17, 23 and 24 February, with the second legs on 9, 10, 16 and 17 March.

 

Bayern who beat PSG in last season’s final, are favourites with the bookmakers to retain their title.