UCL: Man City to meet Atletico as United set to draw Dortmund

UCL: Man City to meet Atletico as United set to draw Dortmund

- The two Manchester clubs are likely to have tough and favorable opponents in UCL last 16

- Pep Guardiola side could settle for a draw with tough Spanish side Atletico Madrid

- While Jose Mourinho could be handed a favourable fixture against Bundesliga side Dortmund

The group stage of the Champions League have just been concluded and all eyes are now on who plays who in the round 16.

The draw is set to hold on Monday, December 17, as all English team including Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham made it through to next round.

Out of the four Premier League sides, only City led their group while the remaining three finished in second place respectively.

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Pep Guardiola's side are group winners alongside Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and Porto.

The five runners-up left are Atletico Madrid, Roma, Schalke, Lyon and Ajax as the draw in Nyon is set to produce mouthwatering clashes.

Clubs from the same country are unable to meet so as teams that played in the same group but some opponents are more likely to meet others.

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Since Manchester City can not play fellow English sides, they are likely to meet Atletico, Schalke and Roma in the last 16.

And according to permutations, the Citizens are likely to face Diego Simeone's side but are least likely to come across Amsterdam team, Ajax.

Jose Mourinho and Maurico Pochettino's men are most likely and least likely opponents are Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund and FC Porto.

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that Spanish League giants Barcelona are reportedly planning to sign Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany on a free transfer next summer.

The 32-year-old's current deal with the Citizens expires at the end of the ongoing season but the chance for him to extend his star is yet to be confirmed by the two parties.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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