UEFA Champions League: Here is the round of 16 schedule

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City are the defending champions of the tournament

By Web Desk
February 13, 2024
Manchester City's Erling Haaland celebrates after scoring in the Champions League. — Reuters

The UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 stage is set to begin from Tuesday where teams will begin their knockout journey in the tournament.

The teams that finished top of their groups were drawn to the runner-ups of the other groups. This rule wasn’t applied to the teams from the same country.

Round of 16 first-leg matches:

February 13: FC Copenhagen vs Manchester City

February 13: RB Leipzig vs Real Madrid

February 14: Paris Saint-Germain vs Real Sociedad

February 14: Lazio vs Bayern Munich

February 20: Inter Milan vs Atletico Madrid

February 20: PSV vs Borussia Dortmund

February 21: FC Porto vs Arsenal

February 21: Napoli vs FC Barcelona

Round of 16 second leg matches:

March 5: Real Sociedad vs Paris Saint-Germain

March 5: Bayern Munich vs Lazio

March 6: Manchester City vs FC Copenhagen

March 6: Real Madrid vs RB Leipzig

March 12: Arsenal vs FC Porto

March 12: Barcelona vs Napoli

March 13: Atletico Madrid vs Napoli

March 13: Borussia Dortmund vs PSV

The group stage saw some of the most thrilling encounters which contributed to upsets as teams like Manchester United and AC Milan failed to qualify for the knockout stage.

Real Madrid and Manchester City had a stellar group stage campaign as both powerhouses had a perfect record; six out of six wins and 18 points.

This is the 69th season of Europe's elite club competition and the 32nd since it was renamed the UEFA Champions League.

The 2023-24 UEFA Champions League final will take place at London's historic Wembley Stadium.

Real Madrid have won the Champions League 14 times, which is the most in history. They are followed by AC Milan who have seven titles in their trophy cabinet.

Manchester City are the defending as Pep Guardiola’s men clinched the title in June 2023 after beating Inter Milan in a nail-biter courtesy of Rodri’s second-half strike that helped them claim their first European trophy.