he Champions League group stage is reaching its fascinating climax and yet some lucky fans are already in a position to prepare their trip to the round of 16.
Liverpool were the first to win their squad after Matchday 4, meaning the Reds will be seeded for the spring knockout stage.
Juventus, Bayern Munich and Ajax have also joined them in qualifying for the next round. Manchester United reserved their place with a win over Villarreal on Tuesday while Chelsea and Manchester City hope to join them very soon.
The most desirable price for finishing at the top of the group might be to dodge some of the heavy hitters aiming for the title, as well as the right to play the second leg at home.
When is the draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League?
The draw takes place at 11am GMT on Monday, December 13, 2021 at UEFA’s headquarters, the House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland.
Which teams are seeded for the last 16 draws?
The group winners are seeded in the draw and will play at home in the return leg of their draw, with second in the group unranked and at home first.
Teams from the same country or group cannot be drawn at this stage of the competition.
Ranked teams: Liverpool, Bayern Munich
Qualified, but classification to be determined: Ajax, Juventus, Manchester United
When are the last 16 games?
The last 16 match days are spread over two weeks for each stage.
The first leg matches will take place on February 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2022. The return leg matches are scheduled for March 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2022.
How can I watch the Champions League round of 16 draw?
TV channel:The draw will be broadcast live on BT Sport.
Direct: The UEFA website and the BT Sport website will broadcast the draw online. Further details could be announced closer to the time.