The round of 16 draw for the UEFA Champions League took place in Nyon, Switzerland gave mixed reactions, with some all-to-familiar pairings, and some matches that will surely bring the heat and bring out the glory of Europe’s most coveted trophy.
Falcao will return to England as Manchester City faces Monaco. Defending champions Real Madrid, who came second in group F will host Napoli at the Bernabeu for the first round of matches.
Benfica will have all to play for as they host Borussia Dortmund, while Bayern Munich faces Arsenal yet again (as expected), the only difference is that the German champions will be the hosts in the first match, having come second behind last year’s finalists Atletico Madrid who will also travel to Germany to face Bayer Leverkusen.
Spanish Champions Barcelona travels to France yet again to face Paris Saint Germain, while debutantes and group winners Leicester City, travel to Spain to face Europa League Champions Sevilla. FC Porto hosts Juventus in their first round of 16 matches.
Here is the draw in full;
- Manchester City vs Monaco
- Real Madrid vs Napoli
- Benfica vs Dortmund
- Bayern Munich vs Arsenal
- Porto vs Juventus
- Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid
- PSG vs Barcelona
- Sevilla vs Leicester City