Champions League last 16: Which teams have qualified & when is the draw?

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With Europe's premier club competition ready for the knockout stage, Goal brings you everything you need to know ahead of the draw

The group stage of the 2017-18 Champions League is over and knock-out stage is drawing near.

Liverpool, Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk and FC Porto were the last four teams to book their place in the next stage as 32 teams were whittled down to 16 for the second-round draw.

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With the composition of the knockout stage now decided, Goal takes a look at everything you need to know.


Champions League draw

The draw for the first round of the Champions League knock-out stage will take place on Monday, December 11 at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

It is scheduled to take place at 11:00 GMT (06:00 ET) and fans will be able to follow it via live stream on UEFA's official website as well as being able to follow the latest news on Goal.

How does the Champions League last 16 draw work?

The draw for the last 16 of the Champions League will be a seeded draw and the winners of the eight groups will be seeded. The eight group runners-up will be unseeded.

Group winners, or seeded teams, will be away for the first-leg matches, which are scheduled for February 13/14 and 20/21, with the second-leg games due to be played on March 6/7 and 13/14.

Teams from the same group or national association cannot be drawn against one another, so, for example, Manchester United cannot be drawn against the likes of Manchester City.

However, that will change for the quarter-final draw, which will be an open draw.


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Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, Roma and Barcelona will be the seeded teams from Groups A-D, while Liverpool, Manchester City, Besiktas and Tottenham are the seeded teams from Groups E-H.

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Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Chelsea and Juventus make for a strong unseeded line-up, and they are joined by Basel, Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto.

And with Liverpool having booked their place in the knockout stage as group winners, England has become the first country to have five teams qualify for the last 16 of the Champions League.

Champions League last-16 seeding

Group Seeded Unseeded
A Manchester United Basel
B PSG Bayern Munich
C Roma Chelsea
D Barcelona Juventus
E Liverpool Sevilla
F Manchester City Shakhtar Donetsk
G Besiktas FC Porto
H Tottenham Real Madrid

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