New draw: The re-draw took place a little after 9 a.m. ET and this is what the Round of 16 looks like as it comes in:
Salzburg v. Bayern Munich
Sporting CP v. Manchester City
Benfica v. Ajax
Chelsea v. Lille
Atlético Madrid v. Manchester United
Villarreal v. Juventus
Inter Milan v. Liverpool
PSG v. Real Madrid
UPDATE: UEFA announced that there was a “material error” due to “a technical problem with the software of an external service provider” in the drawing this morning. The original draw has been declared void and there will be a re-draw at 9 a.m. ET.
Following a technical problem with the software of an external service provider that instructs the officials as to which teams are eligible to play each other, a material error occurred in the draw for the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) December 13, 2021
The UEFA Champions League wrapped up group play this past week and on Monday, the draw was held to determine opponents for the Round of 16. The most notable rule is that clubs from the same national association cannot face each other in this round and teams who met in the group stage cannot meet.
The Round of 16 will be played over two legs. The draw ended up as follows, with the second team listed hosts the second leg match.
The first legs of these eight matches will take place on February 15, 16, 22, and 23. The second legs will play on March 8, 9, 15, and 16. All matches will start at 3 p.m. ET. The quarterfinals draw will take place on March 18 and those matches will be played April 5, 6, 12, and 13.