When is the Champions League knockout stage draw?

Wednesday December 7th, 2016

The draw for the UEFA Champions League’s Round of 16 takes place Monday, Dec. 12.

The 16 first and second-place finishers from group stage play will be draw into two pools, with winners matching up with runners-up across the board in two-legged knockout rounds. Group winners receive home-field advantage for the second leg.

Teams from the same country cannot draw one another in this round, and teams from the same groups cannot be paired, either.

The first round of matches begins Feb. 14.

How to watch

When: Monday, Dec. 12, 6 a.m. ET

Live stream: Fox Sports Go


Group winners: Arsenal, Napoli, Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, AS Monaco, Borussia Dortmund/Real Madrid, Leicester City, Juventus/Sevilla

Group runners-up: PSG, Benfica, Manchester City, Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund/Real Madrid, FC Porto, Juventus/Sevilla

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