Champions League last 16: When is the draw? Dates, schedule, teams for the knockout stage | Football News

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The Champions League group stage is coming to an end, with some teams having already reached the knockout stage. Here’s what you need to know about the round of 16.

When will the last Champions League draw take place?

The draw will take place at 11 a.m. on Monday December 14 in Nyon. You will be able to follow it through Sky Sports ‘ platforms.

Who reached the last 16?

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Chelsea
Seville
Barcelona
Juventus

Chelsea and Sevilla became the first teams to reach the knockout stage after respective late victories against Rennes and Krasnodar. The top spot in Group E – which would determine the standings – is still up for grabs, with the teams meeting in Spain on December 2.

Barcelona beat Dynamo Kiev 4-0 – even without Lionel Messi – to reserve their place, while Cristiano Ronaldo was involved to help Juventus progress.

Manchester City are on the right track with three out of three wins in Group C, while Liverpool have followed suit in Group D, and Manchester United only need one point after beating Istanbul Basaksehir 4-1.

Bayern Munich are closing in on qualifying after winning all three of their Group A matches so far, but Real Madrid and Inter Milan are struggling in Group B.

What is the print format?

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2021 Champions League final to take place in Istanbul

There will be two ranking pots: one made up of the eight group winners and the other of the eight finalists.

UEFA have said the exact draw procedure will be confirmed ahead of the ceremony, but neither side can face a club from their own association at this stage – meaning there are no clashes yet. in the Premier League.

The draws will be played over two rounds, with the ranked group winners playing away in the first leg and at home in the second leg.

When will the games be played?

February 15/16: Round of 16 first leg

16/17 mars: Round of 16 second leg

Other key dates?

December 1/2: Group stage Day 5
December 8/9: Group stage Day 6
February 15/16 & March 16/17 2021: Round of 16
6/14 avril 2021: Quarter-finals
April 17 and May 5, 2021: Semi finals
May 29, 2021: Final (Istanbul)



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