LIVE – Champions League draw: we know the PSG-Bayern dates

The complete schedule of the round of 16

UEFA has revealed the full schedule for the Champions League round of 16.

first leg matches

-February 14: AC Milan-Tottenham and PSG-Bayern
-February 15: Bruges-Benfica and Dortmund-Chelsea
-February 21: Liverpool-Real and Frankfurt-Naples
-February 22: Leipzig-Manchester City and Inter-Porto

return matches

-March 7: Benfica-Bruges and Chelsea-Dortmund
-March 8: Tottenham-AC Milan and Bayern-PSG
– March 14: Manchester City-Leipzig and Porto-Inter
– March 15: Real-Liverpool and Naples-Frankfurt

The dates of the round of 16 between PSG and Bayern Munich

UEFA has revealed the exact schedule for the Champions League round of 16. PSG will host Bayern Munich in the first leg on Tuesday, February 14, at the Parc des Princes. The second leg will take place at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday, March 8.

Thomas Müller is back… and less confident

Right after the draw, Thomas Müller reacted on social networks, such as the reunion with PSG.

“Hello Paris, once again. Two great teams with great players. Unfortunately, one of them will not be able to go to the next round. This time, not goodbye. I have great respect for Paris, this will be a great duel. See you on next year,” commented the Bayern player.

More information here.

You can find the Europa League draw from 1 pm

The draw takes place here, Nantes, Rennes and Monaco are worried about the French side.

Luis Campos takes stock of the transfer window before 8 against Bayern

Can we consider reinforcements in the transfer window? “The World Cup conditions many of our studies to the transfer window,” explains Luis Campos, who mentions in particular possible injuries during the weeks of absence of the players. “We are ready for what may happen in the World Cup after, if it is necessary to go to the winter transfer window.”

Luis Campos: “We are very confident and positive”

“When I saw the studies of certain mathematicians I understood that it was a high probability, I had talked about it with some players after the Turin match, explains Luis Campos, at the microphone of RMC Sport. It will be two big games between two very big teams in European football. We are very confident and positive. We can play two great games to reach the quarterfinals. For us, it is a great opportunity to show a good show to Europe. We are the best team in the world. We have a great coach, great players, we played well.”

Remember that the matches will take place in almost 100 days

With a World Cup and a transfer window in between, it’s hard to draw definitive lessons.

PSG, “a bit of Bayern’s favorite mania”

“It’s a very nice lineup,” explains “Polo Breitner,” a German football specialist well known to After listeners. Let’s not forget that PSG have been a bit of an annoyance for Bayern in recent years. It is still not a good draw to face PSG. , although the state of form at the moment is on Bayern’s side. At the moment T, this Bayern is difficult for PSG to handle, but we’ll see in February.”

Bayern, only team with 6 wins in the first round

In a strong group, especially with Barça who fell by the wayside and Inter who finished second.

Bayern, a great draw

but beware, Bayern are not necessarily the ogre that PSG faced in the 2020 Champions League final, losing 1-0 in the final. Lewandowski’s departure has yet to be fully replaced.

PSG vs Bayern!

And Inter-Porto, sacred draw.

Eintracht Frankfurt-Naples

Great piece for the Kolo Muani team.

AC Milan-Tottenham

It has been the best draw for the PSG that has just taken off. Shame.

Liverpool-Real Madrid

Another great Cador avoided for PSG.

Bruges-Benfica

This is the second poster and not the most prestigious.

let’s go for the draw

The first poster: Leipzig-Manchester City!

And here is the reminder of the rules, which you already know by the way.

PSG will play the first leg at home and the second leg away (knowing that the away goal rule no longer applies).

And here is Giorgio Marchetti on stage

He is the one who oversees the draws. And so the one to whom we owed the tremendous fiasco of the draw for the 8 last year: remember, we had to redo the draw and PSG, who had tied first with Manchester United, found themselves facing Real Madrid, because of the result that we know.

Two illustrious guests at the draw

They will be Hamit Altintop and Andrei Archavine. But for now, it’s time for the presentation of the teams, which you already know: there will be PSG, but in a dangerous second place, and not OM, after a cruel last group game.

A draw to follow live on RMC SPORT 1

And of course live commentary on the RMC Sport website and app.

As a reminder, the one classified in eighth

The sowed: Bayern, Benfica, Chelsea, Manchester City, Napoli, Porto, Real Madrid, Tottenham

Not seeds: PSG, Club Brugge, Borussia Dortmund, Frankfurt, Inter, Leipzig, Liverpool and AC Milan.

PSG will necessarily face a top seed, the odds depend a lot on the other teams: a team cannot face a team from their country or a team from their group stage: therefore PSG cannot face the Benfica. This rule also greatly limits the opponents for the English and German clubs, who are present in force for these round of 16, while there is only one Spanish club.

After the Champions League, a place for the Europa League

Three French clubs are worried, because they finished second in their Europa League group, they are Rennes, Monaco and Nantes and they will be heavy as they face the teams that finished third in their Ligue des champions. The draw will take place at 1:00 p.m.

Pot 1 (second in the Europa League group) : Manchester United, Midtjylland, Monaco, NantesPSV, reindeerAS Roma, Union Berlin

Pot 2 (third in Champions League group) : Ajax, FC Barcelona, ​​​​Juventus, Leverkusen, Salzburg, Seville, Shakhtar Donetsk, Sporting

Luis Campos will be in Nyon

Luis Campos will represent PSG this afternoon in the Champions League round of 16 draw.

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Bayern, the most likely rival for PSG

According to the account specialized in odds @MisterChip, Bayern Munich is the team in which PSG has the best chance of falling in the round of 16 (18.1%). They are followed by Napoli (17%), City and Tottenham (14.2%), then Chelsea (13.9%). Real Madrid (11.3%) and Porto (11.2%) are the two teams that PSG has the least chance of meeting in the round of 16.

Note that Bayern Munich have a 39.8% chance of meeting Liverpool, which slightly weighs the probability of having a PSG-Bayern, remake of the 2020 final, in the round of 16 in a few weeks.

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Does finishing second in your group really penalize PSG?

Since the last format change of the Champions League, with the return to a single group stage (in 2003-2004), there have been nineteen finals. Of the thirty-eight finalist teams, twenty-nine had finished first in their group and nine were second. A notable difference, which confirms PSG’s handicap for the next terms.

But Christophe Galtier’s players can still keep hope alive by noting that among the nine finalists who finished second in their group, six ultimately won their trophy (Porto in 2004, Inter in 2010, Liverpool in 2005 and 19, Real Madrid in 2017). and 2018). ). Knowing that two finals were even played between second groups, in 2010 (Inter-Bayern, 2-0) and 2019 (Liverpool-Tottenham, 2-0).

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How to use print

The sixteen teams qualified for the round of 16 are divided into two groups. That of the top seeds, who finished first in the group (Bayern, Benfica, Chelsea, Manchester City, Napoli, Porto, Real Madrid, Tottenham). PSG are in the unseeded pot and will not be able to face Club Brugge, Borussia Dortmund, Frankfurt, Inter, Leipzig, Liverpool and AC Milan.

In accordance with UEFA regulations, the top seeds will receive in the second leg. Clubs from the same nation cannot play each other, as can two teams that were placed in the same group.

>> All you need to know about the giveaway rules

The best and worst draws in Paris

If they can’t beat Benfica, Marquinhos’ teammates could beat Manchester City and Bayern Munich, who are among the teams to avoid. Defending champion and record holder for coronations in the competition (14), Real Madrid is necessarily a team to avoid. Especially since the merengue club has not weakened since its triumph at the Stade de France last spring.

li looks like a tough opponent. Since the beginning of the season, Luciano Spalletti’s men have been playing attractive and spectacular football. In a favorable scenario, PSG can also hope to lose to Chelsea, Tottenham or Porto. Even if these three teams do not lack quality, they seem to be a bit below the others.

>> The roundup of the best and worst draws in Paris

What better draw for PSG? The opinion of our consultants

For Rolland Courbis and Jérôme Rothen, Tottenham would be the most affordable team currently in the 1 hat.

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The draw for the Champions League round of 16 will take place in Nyon, Switzerland, at UEFA headquarters, starting at noon. We will know who will stand in the way of PSG on the way to the quarter-finals. Christophe Galtier’s players now find themselves in the second hat, and will likely have to face a European cador in February 2023. In the game of odds, it is Bayern Munich that the Parisians have the best chance of drawing. The reason ? The Bavarian club cannot face one of the other three German clubs -Dortmund, Leipzig and Frankfurt- nor Inter Milan already crossed in the pool, all in the second round. “In any case, if we want to go far, we will have to beat big teams,” Galtier clarified after the victory in Turin, assuring to wait “serenely” for the round of 16 draw.

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