UCL Knockout stage draw: Chelsea, United, others to know opponents today

UCL Knockout stage draw: Chelsea, United, others to know opponents today

The UCL group stage has ended with a number of surprises and teams are gearing up to know their fate in the knockout stages.


The UCL draw for the last 16 will take place on Monday at UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland at 11 am GMT.

Going into the knockout stage, German Bundesliga has only one representative in Bayern Munich following the elimination of the duo of Borussia Dortmund and Red Bull Leipzig.

English Premier League have five reps, the highest at this stage, Spanish La Liga, three, Italian Serie A, two, French Ligue 1, one, Swiss Super League, one, Portuguese Primeira Division, one, Turkish Super Lig, one, Ukrainian Premier League, one

Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham, and Chelsea are all hoisting the English top flight flag with the first four finishing as leaders of their respective groups.

Barcelona, Champions League holders Real Madrid and Sevilla rep Spain, Basel rep Switzerland, Shakhtar Donetsk for Ukraine, Besiktas for Turkey, Roma and Juventus for Italy, Porto for Portugal, while PSG rep France.

The Premier League quartet of City, United, Tottenham, and Liverpool will be in Pot One alongside PSG, Roma, Barcelona, Besiktas as they are group leaders.

Chelsea is in Pot Two after finishing runners-up in Group C alongside Bayern, Basel, Juventus, Real Madrid, Porto, Shakhtar, and Sevilla.

That means they will face one of FC Basel, Bayern Munich, Juventus, Sevilla, Porto or Real Madrid.

Teams in Pot One will be travelling in the first legs, which take place on 13/14 or 20/21 of February, and will play at home in the return matches on 6/7 or 13/14 March.

The final takes place at Ukraine capital Kiev on May 26.

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