Champions League fixture for round of 16 announced


All 16 teams play in the five wealthiest European leagues. The final on May 30 will be in Istanbul.

Nyon (Switzerland): Thirteen-time European champion Real Madrid will face a Manchester City team seeking its first title when the teams meet in the last 16 of the Champions League.

The match, drawn Monday at UEFA headquarters, pits Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane against City manager Pep Guardiola. Zidane won three Champions League titles in three attempts with Madrid, while Guardiola has been seeking his third title for almost a decade after winning twice with Barcelona.

Also, Liverpool was sent back to the stadium where it won the title last season, with a first leg at Atletico Madrid, while Barcelona will face Napoli with the first leg in Italy.

In other matches: Chelsea will face Bayern Munich; Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel was paired with his former club, Borussia Dortmund; Lyon will take on Juventus; Tottenham will play Leipzig; and Atalanta will meet Valencia.

All 16 teams play in the five wealthiest European leagues. The final on May 30 will be in Istanbul.

First Leg- Feb. 18-19 or 25-26

Borussia Dortmund (Germany) vs. Paris Saint-Germain (France) Real Madrid (Spain) vs. Manchester City (England) Atalanta (Italy) vs. Valencia (Spain)

Atlético Madrid (Spain) vs. Liverpool (England)

Chelsea (England) vs. Bayern Munich (Germany) Lyon (France) vs. Juventus (Italy) Tottenham (England) vs. Leipzig (Germany) Napoli (Italy) vs. Barcelona (Spain)

Second Leg- March 10-11 or 17-18

Paris Saint-Germain (France) vs. Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Manchester City (England) vs. Real Madrid (Spain) Valencia (Spain) vs. Atalanta (Italy) Liverpool (England) vs. Atlético Madrid (Spain)

Bayern Munich (Germany) vs. Chelsea (England) Juventus (Italy) vs. Lyon (France)

Leipzig (Germany) vs. Tottenham (England)

Barcelona (Spain) vs. Napoli (Italy)

AP

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