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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 20 September 2018

Real Madrid v PSG in Uefa Champions League last 16 draw as Chelsea get Barcelona

Tough test for Zinedine Zidane's side who are aiming to win tournament for a third successive season.

Zinedine Zidane faces the challenge of guiding Real Madrid past Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League. Pierre-Philipe Marcou / AFP
Zinedine Zidane faces the challenge of guiding Real Madrid past Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League. Pierre-Philipe Marcou / AFP

Real Madrid must get past Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League if they are to stay on course to win the tournament for the third successive season.

Zinedine Zidane's side, who are currently in Abu Dhabi preparing for their Fifa Club World Cup semi-final with Al Jazira on Wednesday at Zayed Sports City, were paired with the Ligue 1 leaders in Monday in Nyon, Switzerland.

There was a record five English teams in the last 16, the most from one country still in the tournament at this stage.

Chelsea, the last team from England to win the trophy in 2012, are up against Barcelona, who have won the competition four times in the past 12 years.

Premier League leaders Manchester City have been paired with Basel, Tottenham Hotspur take on Juventus and Liverpool are up against Porto in the other games involving English sides.

Bayern Munich, who are the last time to win the tournament three times in a row between 1974 and 1976, are up against Besiktas, while Shakhtar Donetsk v Roma is the other tie.

First leg ties will be played February 13-14 and February 20-21, with the second legs on March 6-7 and March 13-14

Uefa Champions League last 16 draw

Juventus v Tottenham Hotspur

Basel v Manchester City

Sevilla v  Manchester United

Porto v Liverpool

Real Madrid v Paris Saint-Germain

Shakhtar Donetsk v Roma

Chelsea v Barcelona

Bayern Munich v Besiktas

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