Champions League last-16 draw: When, how to watch & teams involved

Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming Champions League last-16 draw

The 2021-22 Champions League has already thrown up some thrilling match-ups, with Manchester City taking on Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool facing off against Atletico Madrid in the group stage.

The competition is now ramping up to the knockout stage as the quest for continental glory continues.

As the group stage comes to a close, Goal has the key information about which teams have already qualified, how to watch the draw, when it will take place and more.

When is the draw for the Champions League last 16?
The draw for the 2021-22 Champions League knockout phase will happen on Monday December 13, 2021. It will start at 11am GMT / 6am ET.

It will be held at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

The eight group winners will be seeded and the eight runners-up will be unseeded.

Teams from the same group are not allowed to be drawn against each other, while clubs from the same national association (such as the Premier League or La Liga) also cannot be drawn against one another.

How can I watch the Champions League last-16 draw in UK & US?
The draw will be streamed live online for free on UEFA’s official website.

You can also follow the draw on GOAL’s live blog or follow Goal’s official Twitter pages for all the updates.

What dates will the Champions League last-16 fixtures be played on?

The last 16 round will take place over two legs, with the first legs played February 15–16 and February 22-23 and the second legs played on March 8-9 and March 15-16 2022.

Which teams have qualified for the Champions League last 16?

GroupWinners (seeded)Runners up (unseeded)
AMan CityPSG
BLiverpoolAtletico Madrid
DReal MadridInter
EBayern MunichBenfica
FMan UtdVillarreal
GLilleRed Bull Salzburg

Manchester City, Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Ajax and Bayern Munich are among the teams to qualify for the last 16 as group winners. Paris Saint-Germain and Inter are some of the high profile runners-up.

You can see the list of qualifiers in the table above.

Source: goal

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