Draw for Champions League round of 16 made

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Friday, December 17, 2004

NYON, SWITZERLAND — The draw for the first knockout round of the Champions League proper has been made today at UEFA's headquarters in Switzerland. In perhaps the tie of the round the league leaders of the Premier League and La Liga, Chelsea and Barcelona, have been drawn together.

Here is the complete draw:

Real Madrid v. Juventus
FC Porto v. Inter Milan
Barcelona v. Chelsea
Werder Bremen v. Lyon
Liverpool v. Bayer Leverkusen
PSV v. Monaco
Manchester United v. AC Milan
Bayern Munich v. Arsenal

The teams listed first will play their home game first. The first leg matches will be played on February 22/23, with the return games played on March 8/9. The FC Porto-Inter Milan second leg will be played on March 15 due to UEFA rules saying that a stadium cannot be used to host two games on consecutive days; Inter share their San Siro ground with AC Milan