Champions League: Round of 16 Draw

The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Draw was held on Monday and with some big names finishing second in their qualifying groups there was the real chance for some powerhouse matchups early in the knockout phase of the competition. The Premier League were represented by the most teams with five qualifiers as it has been a resurgent return to the UCL forefront for English based clubs this season. The usual dominant forces were also present with Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, PSG and Juventus in contention for what is expected to be one of the most hotly contested UCL competitions at this stage in some time. Let’s take a look at how the matchups turned out with an early pick to advance from each one. read more