CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Champions League: when is the knockout draw, teams qualified for last 16 and dates

The line-up for the 2020/21 Champions League round of 16 was confirmed as the group stage reached its conclusion on Wednesday.

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Champions League: when is the knockout draw, teams qualified for last 16 and dates
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Which teams are through to the Champions League last 16?

The line-up for the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League last 16 is now complete, after the group phase closed out on Wednesday night with Atalanta, Atlético Madrid, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Real Madrid claiming the final four tickets to the knockout stages.

They join Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea, Juventus, Lazio, RB Leipzig, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Porto and Sevilla in the next round.

All eyes now turn towards next week's draw for the last 16, in which the teams will be split into two pots: one for the eight group winners and one for the eight group runners-up.

Champions League last-16 draw: the pots

Pot 1: group winners

Bayern Munich (GER)

Borussia Dortmund (GER)

Chelsea (ENG)

Juventus (ITA)

Liverpool (ENG)

Manchester City (ENG)

Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)

Real Madrid (ESP)

Pot 2: group runners-up

Atalanta (ITA)

Atlético Madrid (ESP)

Barcelona (ESP)

Borussia Mönchengladbach (GER)

Lazio (ITA)

RB Leipzig (GER)

Porto (POR)

Sevilla (ESP)

When is the draw for the Champions League last 16?

The draw for the Champions League last 16 will be held at 12:00 CET on Monday 14 December at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

The event will be streamed live on UEFA.com, and you'll also be able to follow live-text coverage with AS English. We’ll begin our build-up from about an hour beforehand, before taking you through the ties as they are pulled out of the hat and bringing you all the post-draw reaction.

How will the Champions League last-16 draw work?

Each last-16 pairing will pit a club from Pot 1 against a team from Pot 2. Clubs who faced each other in the group stage cannot be drawn together, while sides from the same country will also be kept apart.

The Pot 1 teams will all play the second leg of their last-16 ties at home.

When will the Champions League last 16 be played?

The last-16 first legs are to be played on 16, 17, 23 and 24 February 2021, with the second legs scheduled for 9, 10, 16 and 17 March 2021.