The Champions League group stage is coming to an end, with some sides already in the knockout stage. Here’s what you need to know about Round 16.
When is the last 16 draws in the Champions League?
The draw will take place in Neon on Monday 14 December at 11am. You will be able to follow it around Sky Sports’ Platform.
Who has reached the last 16?
Chelsea and Sevilla became the first side to reach the knockout stage after a late relative win against Rennes and Krasnodar. The top spot in Group E – which will determine the seeding – is still in the process of being captured, with the parties meeting in Spain on 2 December.
Barcelona beat Dynamo Kiev past-0 to book their place without Lionel Messi, while Cristiano Ronaldo was involved in helping Juventus progress.
Manchester City are on track with three wins in Group C, while Liverpool have done the same in Group D, and Manchester United need just one point after beating Istanbul Basaksher 1-1.
Holders Bayern Munich are finishing on the qualifiers after winning all three of their games in Group A so far, but Real Madrid and Inter Milan are in trouble in Group B.
What is a draw format?
There will be two seeding pots: one for eight group winners and the other for eight runners.
UEFA says the exact draw process will be confirmed before the ceremony but at this stage neither team will be able to play any clubs from their own organization – meaning no All-Premier League clash yet.
Relationships will be on two legs, with the seed group winners playing in the first leg and back home in return matches.
When will the games be played?
February 15/16: 16 rounds of the first leg
March 16/17: 16 second leg round
Any other key dates?
December 1/2: Group Stage Match Day 5
December 8/9: Group Stage Match Day 6
February 15/16 and March 16/17, 2021: Round of 16
April 6/14, 2021: Quarter-finals
April 17 and May 5, 2021: Semi-finals
May 29, 2021: Final (Istanbul)
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