Champions League round 16: Liverpool face old enemy



English premier league side, Liverpool have been drawn with current champion Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League again.

Real Madrid, the all time winners defeated Liverpool 1-0 in last year’s clash in Paris with a goal from Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior in the 59th minute.

Meanwhile, current Premier League holder, Manchester City face German side RB Leipzig, while Tottenham play Italian giants AC Milan.

Chelsea also have German opposition in Borussia Dortmund.

French champions Paris St-Germain will face regular rivalry,Bayern Munich.

The last-16 first legs will kick off on the 14-15 and 21-22 February, with the second legs on 7-8 and 14-15 March.

Recall that Spanish champions also knocked Liverpool out in the quarter-finals in the 2020-21 season.

In the 2018 final, Gareth Bale scored a sensational goal as Real Madrid won their third successive Champions League title with a 3-1 win over Liverpool.