Manchester United came unstuck in Leipzig and miss out here, but the Premier League still has a strong contingent, with all three sides winning their groups and set to enter today’s draw as a seeded team and, in theory, ready to receive an easier draw.
All three English teams will avoid the champions Bayern in the last 16, though La Liga giants Barcelona and Atletico Madrid remain possibilities – follow all the live updates and reaction as the schedule becomes clearer, while the Europa League draw is later on this afternoon with everything you need to know here.
RONALDO HOPING TO ADD TO LEGACY WITH JUVENTUS
Cristiano Ronaldo left his mark at the Nou Camp in the final group stage game to ensure Juventus finished above Barcelona to earn a seeded place in today’s draw.
Now in his third attempt to win a Champions League with the Old Lady, can he make it count to become a European champion with three clubs in three leagues?
Jack Rathborn14 December 2020 09:45
MESSI COMING TO ENGLAND FOR LAST 16 TIE?
Could Lionel Messi and Barcelona be set for a Champions League last 16 tie in England?
Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City are all eligible to be drawn with the Catalan giants, who are currently struggling under Ronald Koeman, but they have the great equaliser in the form of the Argentine magician.
Jack Rathborn14 December 2020 09:43
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE LAST 16 DRAW: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW
The Champions League last 16 draw and the most compelling part of the competition is almost upon us.
The group stage is almost complete with just a few teams left to decide, with three of the four Premier League sides already confirmed with a game to spare.
Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City have ensured game week six will be a dead rubber for them, though Manchester United are out after crashing to defeat in Leipzig.
Reigning champions Bayern Munich have looked dominant to win their group, and Hansi Flick’s side remain the favourites to retain their title and build on their legacy following a historic double last season.
Jack Rathborn14 December 2020 09:16