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Uefa Champions League draw: Liverpool face Bayern Munich as holders Real Madrid get Ajax test

Manchester United drawn with Ligue 1 leaders Paris Saint-Germain, while Barcelona take on Lyon and Manchester City get Schalke

Liverpool must get past Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League. Action Images via Reuters
Liverpool must get past Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League. Action Images via Reuters

Last season's Uefa Champions League runners-up Liverpool will face Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Uefa Champions League as holders Real Madrid were drawn against Ajax.

Liverpool and Bayern have both won five titles each in the competition, with Jurgen Klopp's side missing out on a sixth in May when they lost to Real in the final.

Real, bidding for a fourth successive victory in the tournament, face Ajax, who are second in the Eredivisie, with 14 wins from 16 games.

Struggling Manchester United will be up against Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain when the eight ties begin in February next year.

Manchester City will face Schalke, while Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the tournament four times with Real, will return to Madrid with new club Juventus to take on Atletico.

Tottenham Hotspur are up against Bayern Munich, Roma take on Porto and Barcelona have been paired with Lyon.

The first legs will be played on February 12-13 and February 19-20. The second legs will be played on March 5-6 and March 12-13.

The full draw is

Schalke v Manchester City

Atletico Madrid v Juventus

Manchester United v Paris Saint-Germain

Tottenham Hotspur v Borussia Dortmund

Lyon v Barcelona

Roma v Porto

Liverpool v Bayern Munich

Ajax v Real Madrid

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Updated: December 17, 2018 03:53 PM

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