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UEFA Champions League reaches knock-out stages

By Chris Dinsdale

December 13, 2021 - The draw for the Last 16 in the Champions League takes place in Nyon, Switzerland, as the tournament reaches the knockout stages. Group winners will be paired with runners-up, with the first matches taking place on February 15/16.

The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League is the 30th season of Europe’s primary club football tournament.

Chelsea are defending champions having defeated English Premier League rivals Manchester City in the 2021 final.

Real Madrid are the most successful club in European Cup history, with 13 titles, ahead of AC Milan (7), Bayern Munich (6) and Liverpool (6).

The UEFA Champions League is contested by the highest ranked teams of the strongest UEFA national associations. It is the top club competition in European football and one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world. The Champions League final is the most watched annual sporting event worldwide.

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PUBLISHED: 09/12/2021; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images
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