When are the Champions League round of 16 ties being played?
Sixteen European clubs will go head-to-head in the next stage of the Champions League in 2023.
The Champions League round of 16 draw took place in Nyon this morning and produced some very exciting ties for the next stage of the competition.
When does the Champions League round of 16 start?
The first legs are scheduled for 14/15/21/22 February, with the second legs on 7/8/14/15 March. Group winners are guaranteed to be at home in the second leg. Kick-offs are at 21:00 CET.
Champions League round of 16 first leg dates
Tuesday 14 February 2023
AC Milan vs Tottenham
PSG vs Bayern Munich
Wednesday 15 February 2023
Club Brugge vs Benfica
Borussia Dortmund vs Chelsea
Tuesday 21 February 2023
Liverpool vs Real Madrid
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Napoli
Wednesday 22 February 2023
RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
Inter vs FC Porto
Round of 16 second leg dates
Tuesday 7 March 2023
Benfica vs Club Brugge
Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund
Wednesday 8 March 2023
Tottenham vs AC Milan
Bayern Munich vs PSG
Tuesday 14 March 2023
Manchester City vs RB Leipzig
FC Porto vs Inter
Wednesday 15 March 2023
Real Madrid vs Liverpool
Napoli vs Eintracht Frankfurt
When is the Champions League quarter-final draw?
The draw for the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final is on Friday 17 March.
Can teams from the same country face each other in the Champions League last 16?
No side can face another team from the same national association. Clubs cannot face opponents they met during the group stage, either. That led to the limitations we saw in the above draw, which are lifted from the quarter-final stage.
Is the Champions League last 16 over two legs?
Ties take place over two legs, with seeded teams at home in the second legs.
How does the Champions League last 16 work?
The away goals rule has been removed, so Champions League ties level after 180 minutes will go to extra time irrespective of the number of goals each team has scored at home and away. If the teams still cannot be separated after the additional 30 minutes, the match will go to a penalty shootout.