January 27, 2023



Champions League: Liverpool face R/Madrid in final 16, Chelsea draw Dortmund

Liverpool will face Actual Madrid of their Champions League last-16 tie in a repeat of the 2022 ultimate, whereas Chelsea have been drawn towards Borussia Dortmund.

Fourteen-time winners Actual Madrid beat Liverpool 1-0 in final 12 months’s ultimate in Paris due to a purpose from Vinicius Junior within the 59th minute.

Premier League champions Manchester Metropolis face German facet RB Leipzig, whereas Tottenham play Italian giants AC Milan.
Elsewhere, French champions Paris St-Germain have drawn Bayern Munich.
The last-16 first legs will happen on 14-15 and 21-22 February, with the second legs on 7-8 and 14-15 March.

It’s the fourth time in six seasons that six-time winners Liverpool have taken on Actual Madrid within the Champions League.

Two of these events have been in finals, with Actual Madrid successful each in 2017-18 and 2021-22.

The Spanish champions additionally knocked Liverpool out within the quarter-finals within the 2020-21 season.

Jurgen Klopp’s facet have been in three of the final 5 European finals, together with final season’s in Paris, and solely AC Milan and Actual Madrid have received the competitors extra instances.

The organisation of the Reds’ ultimate defeat in Paris was later described as “an abject failure” by European soccer’s ruling physique Uefa after followers have been robbed and tear-gassed exterior the Stade de France an

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