12/16/2019 – 12:21 | 13:05 – 12/16/19

  • The whites, protagonists of Pep Guardiola's return to Spain
  • The rojiblancos fall the European champion of a Klopp launched
  • Chés and culés had higher 'luck' benefiting from the discipline issue

The spherical of 16 finals of the Champions League are already identified. In the version with the highest stage in historical past, since solely golf equipment from the 5 greatest European leagues have been categorized, Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid have been the worst unemployed since they are going to have to do with Manchester Metropolis of Guardiola and Liverpool, present champion. As well as, Valencia will see them with Atalanta and Barcelona with Naples (each with the return as an area).

There was concern of the English and the UEFA draw held in Nyon confirmed it. Real Madrid and Atlético de Madrid can have to do with the two groups that are experiencing a specific struggle in the Premier League the place the one who fails is towards the ropes. Manchester Metropolis and Liverpool that can put the morbidity of the double Spanish duel towards the British and the return of Guardiola and the champion of Europe to Spain.

Though the 'sky blues' don’t undergo their greatest kind, the proven fact that the qualifiers are in February and March play of their favor. By then, the Guardiola may as soon as once more be the offensive machine of previous seasons and a greater than sophisticated rival for Zidane's Madrid. A ready time that additionally desires to benefit from Atlético, to reinforce and get well their greatest emotions once they have to do with the cyclone that has turn out to be the 'purple' field directed by Jurgen Klopp.

On the different hand, the Italian groups had been, a priori, the most reasonably priced for Barcelona and Valencia that went with the discipline think about favor and so it was to additionally verify the double duel towards the transalpine. The brand new Naples of Gattuso and Atalanta, which is enjoying its first Champions League, might be the stones on the street to the quarterfinals of culés and chés.

Eighth and sixth at present in Collection A, nevertheless the group stage was simpler for these in Naples who put the almighty Liverpool towards the ropes. However in an outburst 'made in De Lautentiis', the Italian president ceased after qualifying for Ancelotti and the group that awaits Barça in the spherical of 16 is a thriller. Not in order that of the stunning Atlanta, which managed to sneak in extremis amongst the 16 greatest, and has turn out to be beneath the command of Gasperini in a strong block that ought to overthrow Valencia.

Double duel of British towards Germans

As well as, the laborious eighths additionally depart different double English duels towards Germans by matching Chelsea with Bayern and Tottenham with Leipzig. The crossing of these of Lampard earlier than some Bavarians who don’t undergo their greatest second is anticipated to be very disputed, in addition to that of the new 'spurs' of Mourinho earlier than the revelation group of this version, a Leipzig that has been forged for the first time As soon as in the high 16 with a undertaking that solely is aware of what to develop.

The final two duels depart the return of Thomas Tuchel to Sign Iduna Park, for a fast-paced PSG towards Dortmund, and the confrontation of Juventus, commanded by Cristiano Ronaldo, towards Olympique de Lyon. Two sophisticated clashes that French and Italians can have to clear up, with the lesson discovered from previous editions the place decrease stage groups ended up getting off rounds.

That is how the crossings stay (the first group will play the first leg and the return as a customer):

– Borussia Dortmund – PSG (spherical journey: 18-F / lap: 11-M).

– Real Madrid – Manchester Metropolis (spherical journey: 26-F / lap: 17-M).

– Atalanta – Valencia (spherical journey: 19-F / lap: 10-M).

– Atlético de Madrid – Liverpool (spherical journey: 18-F / lap: 11-M).

– Chelsea – Bayern (spherical journey: 25-F / lap: 18-M).

– Lyon – Juventus (spherical journey: 26-F / lap: 17-M).

– Tottenham-Leipzig (spherical journey: 19-F / spherical journey: 10-M).

– Naples – Barcelona (a method: 25-F / return: 18-M).