When do the Champions League last 16 matches take place? Barcelona vs PSG, Leipzig vs Liverpool & more dates

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Can't wait to watch Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe face off in the next round of the Champions League? Check out the full list of fixtures & more

The 2020-21 Champions League round of 16 draw was made last December, with some mouthwatering fixtures to look forward to as the next phase of the European competition begins.

With European heavyweights Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain pitted against each other and Liverpool clashing with plucky RB Leipzig, Goal has rounded up the dates of all the Champions League last 16 fixtures.

Champions League round of 16 fixtures

Games will take place over two matchdays, with the first leg played the week of February 16 and the return leg played the week of March 9.

Barcelona and PSG will first meet on February 16, 2021 at Camp Nou, with the return leg at the Parc des Princes played on March 10 .

It is the standout tie of the round, with Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe set to meet, though Neymar will disappointingly miss out after being laid low by injury.

You can see the full Champions League last 16 draw & fixtures below in full.

The home team in the first leg is listed first, with the return leg played at the stadium of the second team, except in the cases of ties involving English teams

Fixture Leg 1 Leg 2
Barcelona vs PSG Feb 16 March 10
RB Leipzig vs Liverpool Feb 16 March 10
Porto vs Juventus Feb 17 March 9
Sevilla vs Borussia Dortmund Feb 17 March 9
Lazio vs Bayern Munich Feb 23 March 17
Altletico Madrid vs Chelsea Feb 23 March 17
Borussia Monchengladbach vs Manchester City Feb 24 March 16
Atalanta vs Real Madrid Feb 24 March 16

Barcelona and PSG last met in the Champions League in the 2016-17 season in what has become one of the most memorable European moments of all-time, with Barcelona staging a comeback after a four-goal deficit to win 6–5 on aggregate. It remains the largest comeback in Champions League history.

In the same week, RB Leipzig will take on six-time European champions Liverpool on February 16 with the second leg played at Anfield on March 10 .

Other highlights in the first stage of the knockout phase include Porto battling it out with Juventus on February 17 and March 9 , and Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea on February 23 and March 17 .

All matches will kick-off 8pm GMT (3pm ET).

The draw for the quarter-finals will be held on March 19, 2021, with the first legs played on April 6 and 7 and the second legs played on April 13 and 14.

Which Champions League last-16 games have been moved?

The three Champions League ties involving English clubs  have been affected by Covid-19-related public health restrictions in Spain and Germany related to travellers from the UK.

Liverpool's away game against RB Leipzig on February 16 has been moved to the Puskas Arena in Hungary, as has Manchester City's away match against Borussia Monchengladbach on February 24.

Chelsea's away game against Atletico Madrid on February 23 will not take place in Spain either, with that fixture being moved to the Arena Nationala in Romania.

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It is not just the Champions League that has been affected by the situation, with the venues of Europa League games involving Manchester United and Arsenal also changed.

The Red Devils will play Real Sociedad in Allianz Stadium in Turin on February 18, while Arsenal's game against Benfica, scheduled to be played on the same day, has been moved to Stadio Olimpico in Rome.

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