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UCL Draw: Barca vs Bayern?

FC Barcelona could once again face Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League following their 8-2 drubbing last season – here is all you need to know about the last 16 draw that will take place later today.

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The 2020/21 competition is now in the knockout stages, with the group winners being drawn against the second-placed teams.

How does the draw work?

  • The seeded teams are at home in the second legs.
  • No team can play a club from their UEFA Champions League group or a side from the same national association.

Scroll through the gallery to see the top goalscorers who are still in the competition:

Seeded teams
Bayern Munich (GER, Group A)
Real Madrid (ESP, Group B)
Manchester City (ENG, C)
Liverpool (ENG, D)
Chelsea (ENG, E)
Borussia Dortmund (GER, F)
Juventus (ITA, G)
Paris (FRA, H)

Unseeded teams
Atletico Madrid (ESP, A)
Borussia Monchengladbach (GER, B)
Porto (POR, C)
Atalanta (ITA, D)
Sevilla (ESP, E)
Lazio (ITA, F)
Barcelona (ESP, G)
Leipzig (GER, H)

This means that Barca, who finished second in Group G after losing 3-0 at home to Juventus in their final group game, could face one of Bayern, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Borussia Dortmund or Paris Saint-Germain.

Read: Reports: Barca Players Not Happy With Messi

The draw will take place at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, at 13:00 SA time today.

The first leg of the round of 16 ties are scheduled for 16, 17, 23, 24 February, with the return fixtures set to take place on 9, 10, 16, 17 March.

 

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