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UEFA Champions League: Arsenal face Porto as Man City get FC Copenhagen in RO16 draw

The UEFA Champions League round of 16 has been revealed with English teams Arsenal and Manchester City drawn against FC Porto and FC Copenhagen respectively. The draw took place on Monday, December 18, 2023, at UEFA Headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

The Champions will look to fend off any scary defeat from the Danish giants who deemed the last nail in Manchester United’s progress to this round with a win in Copenhagen in the Group A fixtures.

On the other hand, Arteta will aim to drive Arsenal to the quarter-finals of the European competition for the first time in over a decade should he see off any resistance from Portuguese giants Porto.

In the other draws, fourteen-time champions, Real Madrid take on RB Leipzig while Barcelona will face Italian side Napoli, and the other Spanish counterparts; Atletico and Real Sociedad face Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain respectively.

Below is the UEFA Champions League Last 16 Draw in full

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  • FC Porto (POR) v Arsenal (ENG)
  • Napoli (ITA) v Barcelona (ESP)
  • Paris Saint-Germain (FRA) v Real Sociedad (ESP)
  • Inter Milan (ITA) v Atletico Madrid (ESP)
  • PSV Eindhoven (NED) v Borussia Dortmund (GER)
  • Lazio (ITA) v Bayern Munich (GER)
  • FC Copenhagen (DEN) v Manchester City (ENG)
  • RB Leipzig (GER) v Real Madrid (ESP)

Champions League round of 16 dates
The first leg will be played on February 13-14 and February 20-21.
The second leg match is scheduled to be played on March 5-6 and March 12-13.

UEFA Europa League (UEL) play-offs draw

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  • Feyenoord vs Roma 
  • AC Milan vs Rennes
  • Lens vs Freiburg
  • Young Boys vs Sporting CP
  • Benfica vs Toulouse 
  • SC Braga vs Qarabag FK
  • Galatasaray vs Sparta Praha 
  • Shakhtar Donetsk vs Marseille

The play-off round of the Europa League is set to be played on February 15 and February 22.



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