Friday, August 14News For London

Chelsea to face Barcelona in UEFA champions League last 16

English champions Chelsea have the daunting task of eliminating Barcelona in the round 16 of the UEFA Champions League while Spurs take on Juventus.

Chelsea finished second in group C which had Italian side AS Roma, Atletico Madrid and Azerbaijani side FC Qarabag.

While Tottenham won the most difficult group of the first round that had teams like Real Madrid, German giants Dortmund and minors Apeol Nicosia.

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool will fancy their chances of progressing to the next stage of the competition after they were paired against FC Porto.

Elsewhere in-form Manchester City was given the easiest draw after being pitted against Swiss side FC Basel with Pep Guardiola’s men traveling away first before coming home for the second leg.

Manchester United will also be huge favorites to progress to the next stage of the competition after they were drawn against Sevilla and the second leg set to be played at Old Trafford.

Other fixtures see Real Madrid take on high spending PSG with Neymar set for a quick return to Spanish football after his record-smashing deal from FC Barcelona to PSG in the summer.

Shakhtar Donetsk will take on AS Roma while Bayern Munich will take on Turkish side Besiktas.

The first leg encounters of all the ties are set for the thirteenth, fourteenth and twentieth,twenty-first of February 2018 while the second leg encounters are set for the sixth,seventh and thirteenth and fourteenth of March 2018.