Champions League Draw: UEFA Sets Exciting Round Of 16 Matchups

February and March 2021 can't come soon enough

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Would-be kings of European men’s club soccer now know the next steps they must take on the road to glory.

The draw for the UEFA Champions League round of 16 took place Monday morning in Nyon, Switzerland, with European soccer’s governing body setting the matchups for the first knockout stage of the competition.

The teams will play two-game series — each side will host one — and the team that scores the most goals will advance to the quarterfinals.

Here are the matchups:

Borussia Monchengladbach versus Manchester City
Lazio versus Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid versus Chelsea
RB Leipzig versus Liverpool
Porto versus Juventus
Barcelona versus PSG
Sevilla versus Borussia Dortmund
Atalanta versus Real Madrid

The Champions League round of 16 schedule is as follows: The first legs will take place Feb. 16, 17, 23 and 24. The second legs will take place March 9, 10, 16 and 17. All games will kick off at 3 p.m. ET.

UEFA will conduct another draw for the quarterfinals and semifinals March 19.

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