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Pot allocations, how to watch live, fixture dates, potential opponents – UEFA Champions League last-16 draw



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Manchester City will discover their UEFA Champions League last-16 opponents next week, as they qualified for the knockout stages as Group G winners.

Pep Guardiola’s side are bidding to retain their UEFA Champions League crown, after lifting the trophy for the first time in the club’s history in Istanbul in June, following Rodri’s historic 68th minute goal.

The Champions League Final is due to be played at Wembley Stadium in 2024, and Manchester City will have aspirations of reaching the showpiece event in north London, having qualified for the knockout stages.

The Blues have breezed through Group G, having been paired with RB Leipzig of Germany, BSC Young Boys of Switzerland, and Red Star Belgrade of Serbia in this season’s Group Stage campaign.

Manchester City secured top spot in their group with a dramatic 3-2 comeback victory over RB Leipzig at the Etihad Stadium, coming from 0-2 down courtesy of a Lois Openda brace to beat the Bundesliga side in matchday five.

Second-half goals from Erling Haaland, Phil Foden and Julian Alvarez secured Manchester City’s place in the last-16 as group winners, with the draw for the knockout stages set to take place next week.

As Group Stage fixtures conclude, here are all the details regarding the Round of 16 draw!

When is the UEFA Champions League last-16 draw?

The draw for the UEFA Champions League last-16 is scheduled to take place on Monday 18th December 2023.

How can I watch the UEFA Champions League last-16 draw?

The UEFA Champions League last-16 draw will be live on TNT Sports for viewers in the United Kingdom and will also be streamed on the UEFA website.

City Xtra will also have live updates across their Twitter, Instagram and Facebook pages, as well as live coverage and reaction on YouTube!

When are last-16 matches due to be played?

The first-leg ties of the Champions League last-16 are scheduled to take place on either the 13th, 14th, 20th or 21st of February, meanwhile second-leg ties are scheduled to take place on either the 5th, 6th, 12th, or 13th of March.

Can Manchester City play English opposition?

Manchester City are unable to face English opposition until the quarter-final stages, with other competing clubs also restricted from playing teams within their respective domestic league.

Which teams have qualified for the last-16?

Arsenal (ENG), Atlético de Madrid (ESP), Barcelona (ESP), Bayern Munich (GER),
Borussia Dortmund (GER), FC Copenhagen (DEN), Inter Milan (ITA), Lazio (ITA), RB Leipzig (GER), Manchester City (ENG), PSV Eindhoven (NED), Real Madrid (ESP), Real Sociedad (ESP), Napoli (ITA), TBC, TBC.

Who are Manchester City’s potential opponents?

FC Copenhagen

PSV Eindhoven





FC Porto

When is the quarter-finals & semi-finals draw?

The draw for the quarter-final and semi-finals is scheduled to take place on Friday 15th March 2024.