UEFA champions league round 16 draw: Liverpool, Chelsea face Atletico, Bayern respectively

UEFA champions league round 16 draw: Liverpool, Chelsea face Atletico, Bayern respectively

UEFA champions league round 16 draw for the 2019/20 season held in Istanbul as top teams across European top tiers are set to battle their ways to Turkey's historical capital after successful group stage qualification.

Interestingly, the first legs are scheduled for February 18,19, 25, and 26, with the second legs to hold on 10,11,17 and 18 of March.

Match 1: Borussia Dortmund vs Paris-Saint Germain

The new draw will see Borussia Dortmund slug it out with Paris-Saint Germain as the French giants continue to chase their biggest dream since turning into powerhouse in Europe.

Match 2: Real Madrid vs Man City

Arguably the biggest game to of the draw, 13th time winner Real Madrid will face English champion Manchester City.

The showdown is Pep Guardiola's biggest managerial test as he hopes to replicate his brilliance with Barcelona and won the prestigious trophy with Citizens again.

Match 3: Atalanta vs Valencia

Spanish giants Valencia will face Champions League new side Atalanta in the round 16 after both teams successfully scaled through the group stage hurdle.

And as usual, it is going to be a tough match as Valencia hope to use experience knockout their opponents.

Match 4: Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool

Defending champions Liverpool will hope to consolidate their threatening presence and replicate their brilliance in the Europe after being drawn with Spanish champions Atletico Madrid.

Jurgen Klopp led the Anfied dwellers to their historical 6th UCL trophy with a narrow victory over Premier League rivals Tottenham at Wanda Metropolitan Stadium.

Liverpool will hope to do it again when they face Diego Simeone's men in February.

Match 5: Chelsea FC vs FC Bayern Munich

Chelsea beat FC Bayern Munich at Allianz Arena to win champions League in 2012 with Blues legend Didier Drogba leading the historical moment for the Premier League giants.

Frank Lampard, who was part of the history, will hope to replicate the epic show when he guides his young side against the Germans. But can they tame Robert Lewandoski?

Match 6: Lyon vs Juventus

Match 7: Tottenham vs FC Leipzig

Match 8: Napoli vs

Details coming

Source: Yen Newspaper

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