UCL: Manchester City draw Spanish giant Barcelona – Arsenal to face Bayern

Champions LeagueThe draw for the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 was announced today in Nyon, Switzerland and English heavy weight Manchester City handed one of the toughest draws alongside fellow Premier League side Arsenal.

Manchester City will square off against Barcelona while Arsenal goes up against German Champions and current UCL title holders Bayern Munich.

Of the four English teams in the Competition, City and Arsenal drew the toughest matchup after seeing Chelsea lands Turkish side Galatasaray and Manchester United schedule to battle Olympiacos.

Matches for the first legs schedule for February, 18 – 19 and 25 – 26 with return fixtures on March 11 – 12 and 18 – 19.

The final will take place in Portugal on May 24th at the Estadio da Luz, home of S.L. Benfica.

Full round of 16 draw:

Manchester City v Barcelona, Olympiacos v Manchester United, AC Milan v Atletico Madrid, Bayer 04 Leverkusen v Paris Saint-Germain, Galatasaray v Chelsea, Schalke 04 v Real Madrid, Zenit St Petersburg v Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal v Bayern Munich

img via: [UEFA]

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