shock in sight for PSG against Bayern Munich in the round of 16

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The draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League was placed on Monday with Bayern Munich on the road to Paris Saint-Germain. A tantalizing remake of the last Liverpool – Real Madrid final is also in sight.

The draw for the round of 16 was not kind to PSG. The Parisian club directly inherits a big chunk, Bayern Munich, in the Champions League For its part, Liverpool will face Real Madrid in early 2023, a remake of the last final of the event won by the people of Madrid (1-0)

The Parisian team, led by its attacking trio Messi-Neymar-Mbappé, will have a hard time facing the Bavarian armada led by Sadio Mané, who largely dominated the toughest pool of the first round while Paris finished second in his group, preceded in extremis by Benfica.

It is nevertheless the occasion for the champion of France to take a new revenge on Bayern, his executioner in the final of the 2020 edition in Lisbon: in 2021, the Parisians had eliminated the Munich residents with mastery in the quarter-finals (3 -2, 0-1).

Small disadvantage, Paris will receive in the first leg in February before having to go to Germany on the return in March.

Dortmund against Chelsa, AC Milan against Tottenham

In other fixtures, Germans RB Leipzig will take on Manchester City and wonderkid Erling Haaland, while Borussia Dortmund take on Chelsea and AC Milan take on Tottenham.

Less flashy but more open posters between the amazing Club Brugge and the Portuguese Benfica, or even between Eintracht Frankfurt, tenant of the Europa League, and Naples, one of the most in-form teams on the continent. Finally, Inter Milan will challenge FC Porto.

The round of 16 of C1 are scheduled from February 14 to 22 for the first legs, and from March 7 to 15 for the return legs.

The full draw:

RB Leipzig – Manchester City

Club Brugge – Benfica

Liverpool-Real Madrid

AC Milan – Tottenham

Eintracht Frankfurt – Napoli

Borussia Dortmund – Chelsea

Inter Milano – FC Porto

Paris-SG – Bayern Munich


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