The fixtures for the round of 16 of the 2022-23 UEFA Champions League has been established.
On Monday, November 7, the fierce competition that will be resuming in February 2023 after the UEFA Champions League group stages came to a conclusion at the commencement of November 2022 would see numerous mouthwatering games.
The last 16 draw was held in Switzerland’s Nyon on Monday.
Defending champions Real Madrid of Spain will face former winners Liverpool from England in the Round of 16 phase.
It will be a rematch of the 2022 final as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 to win the Champions League trophy in May.
Meanwhile French club PSG will take on German powerhouse Bayern Munich in the knockout phase.
Both sides met in the 2020 final as Bayern Munich defeated PSG 1-0 in Lisbon.
The two-legged Round of 16 will start in February, and the second legs will be played in March.
The Round Of 16 Fixtures
RB Leipzig – Manchester City
Club Brugge – Benfica
Liverpool – Real Madrid
AC Milan – Tottenham Hotspur
Eintracht Frankfurt – Napoli
Borussia Dortmund – Chelsea
Inter – Porto
Paris Saint-Germain – Bayern Munich
The Round of 16 draw for the Champions League is complete 🔥 pic.twitter.com/9L6KhK0ivu
— LiveScore (@livescore) November 7, 2022
Road to Istanbul
The last 16 will be followed by quarterfinals, semifinals and final.
The next draw will take place on March 17.
As of the quarterfinals draw, there will be no seedings and no country protection.
Istanbul will host the Champions League Final again, first since 2005.
The 2023 Champions League final will take place on June 10 June at Ataturk Olympic Stadium.
The stadium hosted the 2005 final that Liverpool beat AC Milan on penalties, one of the most exciting finals in the competition.
In the 2005 final, AC Milan dominated the first half 3-0. But in the second half, Liverpool scored three goals in an impressive comeback, tying the game.
Neither team were able to score in extra time, and the game went to penalties. Liverpool lifted the Champions League trophy after beating Milan 3-2 on penalties, in a historic night for the English club.