All you need to know ahead of the UCL last-16 draw

Sport360 staff 10:00 08/12/2016
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The draw for the knock-out stages of the UEFA Champions League will take place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday, December 12.

The knockout phase will involve the 16 teams that qualified as winners and runners-up of each of the eight groups in the ongoing preliminary stage.

The first leg of the matches will be played on February 14, 15, 21 and 22, while the second leg will be held on March 7, 8, 14 and 15.


GROUP WINNERS AND RUNNERS-UP:

As per the rules of the draw, every seeded side (group-topper) will take on an unseeded side (group-runners up) in the round of 16. But teams from the same group or the same country can not be pitted against each other.

After three months of intense competition, we have Arsenal, Napoli, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Leicester City, Borussia Dortmund and Juventus as the seeded sides from their respective groups, and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), Benfica, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Real Madrid, FC Porto and Sevilla in the list of unseeded teams.

GROUP SEEDED UNSEEDED
A ARSENAL PSG
B NAPOLI BENFICA
C BARCELONA MAN CITY
D ATLETICO MADRID BAYERN MUNICH
E MONACO BAYER LEVERKUSEN
F BORUSSIA DORTMUND REAL MADRID
G LEICESTER CITY FC PORTO
H JUVENTUS SEVILLA


WHO CAN MEET WHO:

ARSENAL, could face Benfica, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Real MadridFC Porto or Sevilla.

NAPOLI, could face PSG, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Real Madrid, FC Porto or Sevilla.

BARCELONA, could be up against PSG, Benfica, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen or FC Porto.

ATLETICO MADRID, could face PSG, Benfica, Manchester City, Bayer Leverkusen or FC Porto.

MONACO, could be drawn against Benfica, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, FC Porto or Sevilla.

LEICESTER CITY, could be up against PSG, Benfica, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Real Madrid or Sevilla.

DORTMUND could be up against PSG, Benfica, Manchester City, FC Porto or Sevilla.

JUVENTUS could face PSG, Benfica, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Real Madrid or FC Porto.

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN (PSG), could be drawn against Napoli, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Leicester City, Dortmund or Juventus.

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BENFICA, could be pitted against Arsenal, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Leicester City, Dortmund or Juventus.

MANCHESTER CITY, could face Napoli, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Dortmund or Juventus.

BAYERN MUNICH, could face Arsenal, Napoli, Barcelona, Monaco, Leicester City or Juventus.

BAYER LEVERKUSEN, could be up against Arsenal, Napoli, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Leicester City or Juventus.

REAL MADRID could face Arsenal, Napoli, Monaco, Leicester City, or Juventus.

FC PORTO could be drawn against Arsenal, Napoli, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Monaco, Dortmund or Juventus.

SEVILLA could be up against Arsenal, Napoli, Monaco, Leicester City, or Dortmund.

NOTE: 
The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals will be held on March 17 and April 21 respectively.

HOW TO FOLLOW

DATE: December 12
TIME: 14:00 (2pm GST time)
TV: beIN Sports

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