Champions League draw Round of 16 results: PSG land Bayern … – Sporting News

The UEFA Champions League draw for the Round of 16 has officially been made and there are some absolutely mouth-watering ties.
PSG and Liverpool finishing as runners-up in their groups was always going to cause some problems, and both sides have big tasks ahead of them to reach the quarterfinals.
Lionel Messi & Co. will have to overcome Bayern Munich, while Liverpool go up against the Champions League’s most successful team in Real Madrid in a rematch of the 2022 final.
An AC Milan vs. Tottenham tie will see Antonio Conte face the Italian club against whom he has won the most matches in his coaching career (10), while Chelsea will be up against Borussia Dortmund over two legs.
Below are all the details that emerged from the November 7 draw, the seeds, other details on the Round of 16, and rules for the rest of the knockouts.
*Group winners listed first and will host the second leg.
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The Round of 16 draw was held on Monday, November 7 at noon CET, or 6 a.m. ET (11 a.m. BST). 
The two pots featured the seeded group winners and the unseeded group runners-up. Teams from the first column were drawn against a team from the second with the exception that teams from the same group or country could not be drawn to face each other.
European governing body UEFA spreads out the Round of 16 matchups over the course of a full month, allowing for three weeks between the first and second legs of each series.
In the Round of 16 draw teams from the same country were not able to be drawn against one another. That restriction is removed beginning in the quarterfinals. 
Here are the Round of 16 clubs grouped by nation:
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Similar to last season, away goals scored will not serve as a tiebreaker during the Champions League knockout rounds if teams are even on aggregate goals.
Instead, series that are even on aggregate goals after the second leg will play 30 minutes of extra time. If the deadlock persists, a penalty shootout will decide the series.
The 2021/22 season was the first since 1965 that away goals were not used as a tiebreaker. 
There were only two knockout round series that needed extra time in the 2021/22 tournament and they both involved eventual champions Real Madrid. They knocked off Chelsea in the quarterfinals and Manchester City in the semifinals during the extra session without the need for penalty kicks.
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The quarterfinals and semifinals will be played in a similar two-leg format to the Round of 16, and the team that scores the most goals over the two legs advances.
If teams are level on aggregate goals after the conclusion of the second leg, they’ll head to 30 minutes of extra time and penalty kicks, if necessary.
The quarterfinals will be held in April, the semifinals take place in May, and the final is scheduled for June.
After the Round of 16 winners are determined, there will be a quarterfinal draw held on Friday, March 17, 2023 that will establish the rest of the knockout round bracket through to the final.
There is no seeding involved in the quarterfinal draw and, unlike the Round of 16, teams from the same country can be drawn against one another.
The Champions League Round of 16 draw took place on Monday, November 7, 2022 at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. It was held a mere five days after the conclusion of the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, November 2. This ensured that the knockout stage schedule is set prior to the break for the 2022 World Cup.
The draw was held at noon CET, or 6 a.m. ET (11 a.m. BST).
It’s significant whether a team finished first or second in its group. Teams that won their group were drawn against one of the eight group runners-up, ensuring what on paper should be a more favorable matchup even though it doesn’t always work out that way.
Teams hailing from the same country and the same group were not able to be drawn against one another in the Round of 16. But those restrictions are removed for the rest of the tournament from the quarterfinals through to the final.
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