Champions League round of 16 draw: Mouth watering tricky ties to resume in February
Following the draws of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Monday, defending champions, Bayern Munich will face SS Lazio with the first leg in Rome next February.
The Premier League trio of Chelsea, Manchester City, and Liverpool have all been handed difficult opponents.
2012 Champions, Chelsea facing Atletico Madrid, 2019 Champions, Liverpool will face giant-killers Leipzig and Manchester City will face Borrusia Monchengladbach.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus will face FC Porto, and Borussia Dortmund, who recently fired coach Lucien Favre following their embarrassing 5-1 home loss will face Sevilla with the Spaniards hosting the first leg.
The biggest story will be that of Neymar getting his wish.
The Brazilian star took to social media recently to announce his deep interest in playing with Lionel Messi again, maybe not on the same team but he will face Barcelona and Messi in the round of 16 with PSG pitched against the La Liga giants.
Europa draws were held not long afterward with Arsenal billed to play Benfica, the Gunners are low on confidence but they have maintained a 100% record in Europe but the Portuguese side will test them beyond words.
Manchester United will play Real Sociedad while Tottenham Hotspur will square up against the Austrian side, Wolfsberger.