Champions League Round of 16 draw, with Europe's elite teams set to learn who they will face in the Round of 16.

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UEFA Champions League Trophy (Photo Credit: pasionmundialfutbolistica.blogspot.com)

Champions League Round of 16 draw, with Europe’s elite teams set to learn who they will face in the Round of 16.

Real Madrid are Spain’s only representatives in the pots, which is unusual for LaLiga Santander in recent years. Los Blancos progressed as group winners and are the reigning European champions.

The group winners were Bayern Munich, Benfica, Chelsea, Manchester City, Napoli, Porto, Real Madrid and Tottenham, and so none of those sides can be drawn against one another.

The runners-up were Club Bruges, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, Inter, RB Leipzig, Liverpool, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain.

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Champions League Round of 16 draw

We’ve got some thrilling fixtures to look forward to in the Champions League draw. A reminder of all of the ties below. Which game are you most looking forward to?

PSG vs Bayern Munich
What a draw! Anothe huge Round of 16 game as we have another recent final repeated in the first knockout round.

Inter vs Porto
Another intriguing draw as Inter face Porto.

Borussia Dortmund vs Chelsea
Thomas Tuchel’s exes meet as Dortmund take on Chelsea.

Eintracht Frankfurt vs Napoli
An exciting one without a real standout name. Eintracht and Napoli will fancy their chances.

AC Milan vs Tottenham
The Italian champions will take on a familiar foe in Antonio Conte as Tottenham boss.

Liverpool vs Real Madrid
What a draw that is! Liverpool as runners up have been drawn against reigning champions Real Madrid in a repeat of last season’s final.

Club Brugge vs Benfica.
Club Brugge are the next name to come out, and they can’t face Porto.

They’ve been drawn against Benfica.

RB Leipzig vs Manchester City.
RB Leipzig are the first name out, and they’ll face Manchester City in the Round of 16.

The ceremony is underway!
The introductions are taking place, and the draw will be underway shortly. We’re just having a reminder of the 16 teams in the draw.

Where is the 2022/23 Champions League final?

Real Madrid celebrate their 2021/22 Champions League win.
The 2022/23 UEFA Champions League final will take place at Istanbul’s Ataturk Olympic Stadium on June 10, 2023.

Which teams have qualified for the Champions League Round of 16?

The Bernabeu on a Champions League night.
Of the 16 teams that have gone through, eight are seeded (group winners), while the other eight teams are unseeded (runners-up).

The group winners pot is made up of: Napoli, Porto, Bayern Munich, Tottenham, Chelsea, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Benfica.

In the runners-up pot we find: Liverpool, Club Brugge, Inter, Eintracht Frankfurt, AC Milan, RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmun and PSG.

How does the Champions League draw work?
The draw will be held on Monday, November 7 in Nyon and features 16 teams that advanced from the group stage.

This draw will establish the round of 16 ties to be played on February 14, 15, 21 and 22, and the return legs on March 7, 8, 14 and 15.

As in the group stage, teams from the same country cannot play each other. Real Madrid doesn’t have this problem, since they are the only Spanish club still in the competition.

Teams from the same country cannot play each other in the round of 16, and the games must take place on different days due to television rights. For example, Inter and Milan cannot play on the same match days.

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