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Champions League Draw: LIVE!
Join Goal.com while we bring you all the latest from Nyon, Switzerland, as Europe's elite learn what awaits them in the knock-out phase of the Uefa Champions League.

With your host Brendon Netto

16:45 IST

20/12/12

So that's the draw done and dusted. Some mouth-watering encounters for us to look forward to. Real Madrid vs Manchester United and Arsenal vs Bayern Munich are definitely the two fixtures that stand out.

Thank you for joining me on our LIVE page. Can't wait for the games in Feb!

16:37 IST

20/12/12

STAT ATTACK: AC Milan have only won 3 of their 13 encounters against Barcelona in Champions League (D4, L6). Meanwhile, our Italy expert Kris Voakes had this to say on the Rossoneri's chances: "I know there are two months before these games are played, but surely that's as bad as Milan could have expected."

16:35 IST

20/12/12

STAT ATTACK:

Real Madrid have progressed in three of their four European Cup ties against Manchester United, while coach Jose Mourinho has won six and lost just two of 14 previous games against the Red Devils in all competitions.

Not great news for United.. Ronaldo's return to Old Trafford will be much talked about. Definitely the pick of the fixtures!

16:31 IST

20/12/12

Dortmund boss Watzke about Donetsk draw: "You have to take it as it is. It was not our favourite opponent. It's a difficult task but we'll approach it as the matches in the group stage. We can handle good opponents though it is a difficult draw."

16:29 IST

20/12/12

So, here's a round-up of the fixtures for your perusal:

Champions League last 16:
Valencia v PSG
Real Madrid v Manchester United
AC Milan v Barcelona
Shakhtar Donetsk v Borussia Dortmund
Arsenal v Bayern Munich
Porto v Malaga
Celtic v Juventus
Galatasaray v Schalke

16:25 IST

20/12/12

This is INCREDIBLY bizzare!  The draw has matched EXACTLY the mock draw performed yesterday!

16:21 IST

20/12/12

Eighth draw: FC Porto vs Malaga

16:20 IST

20/12/12

Seventh draw: Valencia vs Paris Saint-Germain

16:19 IST

20/12/12

Sixth draw: Real Madrid vs Manchester United

16:18 IST

20/12/12

Fifth draw: AC Milan vs Barcelona

16:17 IST

20/12/12

Fourth draw: Shakhtar Donetsk vs Borussia Dortmund

16:16 IST

20/12/12

Third draw: Arsenal vs FC Bayern Munich

16:15 IST

20/12/12

Second draw: Celtic vs Juventus

16:12 IST

20/12/12

And we're underway.. First team out of the pot is............. Galatasaray! And they will face FC Schalke!

16:06 IST

20/12/12

Steve McManaman is introduced as the guest who will help with the draw..

16:00 IST

20/12/12

Shuvojyoti Sen: "surprise team has been CELTIC" - I wouldn't argue with that. Who do you think has been the surprise team so far?   

16:00 IST

20/12/12

Vidic Rodrigues: "brendon netto wats MOCK???" - It's just the trial draw that UEFA held yesterday to ensure that everything runs smoothly today. It was conducted by UEFA, NOT Goal.com.

15:56 IST

20/12/12

Laetitia Jacquesson reports from France, meanwhile: "In France, on Twitter, loads of PSG fans hope for a draw against Real Madrid, to show that Paris has a very serious contender!"

PSG captain Christophe Jallet echoed the sentiments on playing los Blancos, saying: "It's complicated, but we could do it, and if you have the ambition to go out and win the Champions League, you have to beat everyone."

15:50 IST

20/12/12

The draw is nearly upon us people! Don't go anywhere!

15:45 IST

20/12/12

rishabhism: "Considering the current form, if Arsenal really gets Bayern, there are pretty tough times ahead for them." - Arsenal are in danger of facing a lot of top sides. Will Wenger be made to regret his runners up spot in the group or will his side manage to draw Malaga and get away with it?