Paris Saint-Germain will face Real Madrid in possibly the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League round of 16 pick after the draw was redone at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday .
The whole draw reaction
Who will play who in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League?
Salzburg (AUT) vs Bayern (GER)
Sporting CP (POR) v Manchester City (ENG)
Benfica (POR) v Ajax (NED)
Chelsea (ENG) vs LOSC Lille (FRA)
Atlético (ESP) vs Manchester United (ENG)
Villarreal (ESP) vs Juventus (ITA)
Inter (ITA) v Liverpool (ENG)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) vs Real Madrid (ESP)
When does the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League take place?
The first leg matches will take place on 15/16 and 22/23 February, with returns scheduled for 8/9 and 15/16 March. The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals will take place on Friday, March 18.
Round of 16 first leg (15/16, 22/23 February)
Round of 16 second leg (8/9, 15/16 March)
Quarter-finals and semi-finals draw (March 18)
Quarter-finals first leg (April 5/6)
Quarter-finals second leg (12/13 April)
Semi-finals first leg (April 26/27)
Semi-finals return (3/4 May)
Final (May 28)
How did the draw go?
Two seeds were formed: one made up of the eight group winners (seeded teams) and the other of the eight runners-up (non-seeded teams). No team may be drawn against a club from its group or a team from its own association.
The winners of the top-seeded groups were drawn in the round of 16 first leg and at home in the second leg.
Anything else I should know?
No away goals
The away goals rule has been abolished. If the tie is tied after 180 minutes, it goes into overtime. If the teams still cannot be separated after another 30 minutes, the tie ends with a shootout.
Each club can register a maximum of three new players for the remaining matches before midnight CET on 2 February 2021. Players are allowed to have played for another club in the UEFA Champions League or UEFA Europa League, but there is restrictions on the number of ‘List A’ players. For more information, see article 46 of the regulations.
Gazprom Arena in St. Petersburg, home of Zenit, will host the 2021/22 UEFA Champions League final, with the match scheduled for 28 May 2022.
This will be Russia’s second final: Manchester United beat Chelsea on penalties in the decisive 2008 match in Moscow.