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Messi to face Ronaldo as PSG battle Man Utd in UCL knockouts. See full draw



Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo will renew their rivalry once again as Paris Saint-Germain have been drawn against Manchester United in the Champions League.

Both players will face each other with their new clubs in the round of the 16 of the continental elite club competition.

The draw was made on Monday, and United who were winners of their group was paired with PSG who finished as runners up in their own group.

Paris St-Germain and Manchester United have met four times in the Champions League since 2018-19, with both sides have two victories for themselves.

Meanwhile, defending champions Chelsea have been drawn against French Ligue 1 side Lille in the round of the 16.

The English side, who finished in second place in their group, got lucky as they escaped pairing with Real Madrid or Bayern Munich.

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Premier League champions Manchester City were drawn against last season’s Europa League winners Villarreal.

The Full Draw

Benfica v Real Madrid

Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munich

Villarreal v Manchester City

Red Bull Salzburg v Liverpool

Inter Milan v Ajax

Sporting Lisbon v Juventus

Chelsea v Lille

Paris Saint-Germain v Manchester United

The first leg actions of the ties are billed for February 15 and 16, while the second leg actions will take place on March 8 and 9.


The draw was redone a few hours later after UEFA admitted an admin error had affected the outcome of the process. See the outcome of the redone draw here: Chelsea to face Lille as PSG battle Madrid in UCL last 16. See full redone draw

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