When is the 2021/2022 Champions League Round of 16 draw taking place?
European soccer's premier club competition is heading into the knockout stages, with the draw in just under a week's time.
The Champions League Round of 16 draw will be held on Monday 13 December at 6.00 a.m. ET and 3.00 a.m. PT, which is noon local time in Nyon, Switzerland where the UEFA headquarters are located and where the draw is held.
The first legs of the round of 16 games will be held on 15/16/22/23 February, with the second legs on 8/9/15/16 March.
The draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final is on Friday 18 March.
The Champions League final will be held on 28 May 2022, at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg, Russia.
What teams are in the Champions League Round of 16?
The following teams have qualified for the knock-out stages of the Champions League with the runner-up in Group F to be resolved on Thursday night after Atalanta-Villarreal was snowed-off on Wednesday in Bergamo.
Group A: Manchester City
Group B: Liverpool
Group C: Ajax
Group E: Bayern Munich
Group F: Manchester United
Group G: Lille
Group H: Juventus
Group A: PSG
Group C: Sporting Lisbon
Group E: Benfica
Group F: Villarreal or Atalanta
Group G: RB Salzburg
Group H: Chelsea
In the draw the group winners will be drawn against the runners-up. Teams from the same group or same country cannot be drawn against each other in the round of 16. The group winners will play the second leg at home.
Where is Nyon anyway?
Nyon is a small town on the north bank of Lake Geneva, where UEFA has its headquarters. It's 25 kilometres north east of Geneva city centre; since the 1970s it has been part of the greater Geneva metropolitan area.
The UEFA headquarters were opened in 1999.