Real Madrid face Liverpool in Last 16 clash
November 7, 2022 - The draw for the Last 16 in the Champions League has taken place in Nyon, Switzerland, as the tournament reaches the knockout stages. The draw pits Spanish heavyweights Real Madrid against Liverpool for their fourth meeting in six seasons, and a repeat of the 2018 and 2022 finals. Elsewhere ties of the round include 2020 finalists Paris St-Germain against 6-time champions Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund facing Chelsea, and surprise outfit Club Brugge taking on Benfica. The matches begin February 14-15.
The 2022-23 UEFA Champions League is the 31st season of Europe’s primary club football tournament.
Real Madrid are defending champions having defeated Liverpool in the 2022 final. Victory for the La Liga heavyweights extended their record as the most successful club in European Cup history, with 14 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.