Just in: Real Madrid, Liverpool, PSG, Bayern get tough UCL draw
Liverpool will face titleholders Real Madrid in the last-16 of the 2022-23 Champions League, while Chelsea have been paired with Borussia Dortmund.
Manchester City are readying themselves for a clash with RB Leipzig, Tottenham face a tough test against Serie A title holders AC Milan, Club Brugge will take on Benfica, Eintracht Frankfurt tackle Napoli, Inter have been drawn with Porto and Paris Saint-Germain will be hoping to get the better of Bayern Munich in another heavyweight tie.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LAST-16 DRAW IN FULL:
RB Leipzig vs Man City
Club Brugge vs Benfica
Liverpool vs Real Madrid
AC Milan vs Tottenham
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Napoli
Borussia Dortmund vs Chelsea
Inter vs Porto
PSG vs Bayern Munich
There is a repeat of the 2022 final as Liverpool prepare to rekindle their long-running rivalry with Real Madrid – with the Blancos having got the better of the Reds back in May courtesy of a solitary strike from Vinicius Junior.
England star Jude Bellingham will line up against some familiar faces when Dortmund take on Premier League heavyweights Chelsea, while there is a re-run of the 2020 final as PSG – with the likes of Lionel Messi, Neymar and Kylian Mbappe in their ranks – lock horns with Bundesliga champions Bayern.
The first legs of the last-16 encounters will take place across February 14, 15, 21 and 22, with the return dates pencilled in for March 7, 8, 14 and 15. All of those still involved in the competition are hoping to make their way to the final in Istanbul on June 10