Champions League draw: Man Utd take on Sevilla as Chelsea face Barcelona
<img class=”size-medium wp-image-1345″ src=”https://ubc.ug/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/champ-300×200.jpg” alt=”” width=”300″ height=”200″ data-id=”1345″ /> The draw took place on Monday (Picture: Getty Images)<br /><br />
Manchester United will take on La Liga side Sevilla in the last-16 of the Champions League, while Chelsea picked up a tricky clash with Barcelona. Antonio Conte’s Premier League champions will take on the current Spanish leaders in arguably the toughest game for the English sides, although the draw was largely positive from a British perspective. Tottenham Hotspur have been handed a tricky tie against Serie A champions Juventus, who were losing finalists in the 2016/17 season. Manchester City, meanwhile, were handed a favourable draw against Basel – although the Swiss side did beat Manchester United in the group stages – while Liverpool will face Porto.
Elsewhere, Paris Saint-Germain will take on reigning champions Real Madrid in what is one of the ties of the round, while Roma take on Shakhtar Donetsk and Bayern Munich face Besiktas. It’s been a good season for the English teams in Europe thus far, with Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United all winning their groups. Chelsea were the only side to fall slightly short, but still progressed in second place behind Roma in Group C and ensured England became the first country to see five teams reach the knockout stages.
Jose Mourinho’s United topped Group A ahead of Basel and Spurs pipped current holders Real Madrid to top spot in Group H, while Liverpool edged Sevilla in Group E. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City finished above Shakhtar Donetsk, while Paris Saint-Germain – who smashed the record for most goals in the the Champions League group stages – Besiktas and Barcelona were the other group winners. The first legs will take place across February 13/14 and February 20/21, while the second-leg ties will kick-off on March 6/7 and March 13/14.
Juventus v Spurs
Basel v Man City
Porto v Liverpool
Sevilla v Man Utd
Real Madrid v PSG
Roma v Shakhtar Donetsk
Chelsea v Barcelona