BARÇA LOOKS FOR RIVAL IN ROUND OF 16
LIVE: Follow the draw for the UEFA Champions League round of 16
Published:16/12/2019 - 11:42h
Updated:16/12/2019 - 12:03h
Follow the draw for the round of 16 of the Champions League live from UEFA's headquarters in Nyon. FC Barcelona is looking for a rival for the next round, which will be held between February and March 2020
The phase of groups of the Champions League came to an end this past week and decided the 16 teams that will contest the eighth of final of the competition. The FC Barcelona won to the Inter of Milan in the last day and left out of the League of Champions to the Italians. The culés happened like leaders of group and look forward to to do this well having an affordable rival in the following round.
This Monday celebrates in the headquarters of the UEFA, in Nyon, the draw of the eighth of final from the 12:00 hours (schedule in Spain). 'Movistar LaLiga', 'Go' and 'Esport 3' commission to televise the draw. Also the UEFA will give it by a streaming in his web page (Uefa.com). The 16 groups that attained his note to this round will know at last to his rival after being expecting from the Wednesday.
FC Barcelona, Paris-Saint-Germain, Bayern of Munich, Liverpool, RB Leipzig, Valencia, Manchester City and Juventus of Turín will be in the bass drum of the first of group. On the other hand, Real Madrid, Tottenham, Chelsea, Olympique of Lyon, Athletic of Madrid, Atalanta, Naples and Borussia Dortmund will be in the another bass drum, the one of the seconds.
By the marked restrictions by the UEFA (not being able to confront to teams of the same country neither of the same group), the Barça could confront to the Atalanta, Naples, Olympique of Lyon, Chelsea or Tottenham. Definitely, Atalanta and Lyon are the most affordable teams of this list and those that the majority of culés would have to prefer. Play against the new 'spurs' of José Mourinho, the 'bues' of Frank Lampard or against the Naples of Gatusso is the main aim of the blaugrana in this draw.
The Real Madrid, by his part, has a lot of probabilities to play against one of the 'coconuts' of the Champions. The whites, seconds in the group of the PSG, could confront to the Liverpool, to the Bayern of Munich, to the Juventus, to the City or to the Leipzig. Definitely, the madridistas will want to see the faces with the surprising Leipzig, that is being the team disclosure of what goes of League of Champions.
The dates of the eighth of final
Once sorteados the clashes, will know also the exact dates of the parties of eighth of final. The gone of the following European round will contest the 18, 19, 25 and 26 February. The turn, on the other hand, will be the 10, 11, 17 and 18 March. It is necessary to remember that the leaders of each group will have the privilege to play the turn of the eighth home.