The first knockout round of the Champions League could be spectacular. The draw promises to be at least thrilling games of The FC Bayern meets on the Liverpool FC with their coach, Jürgen Klopp. Borussia Dortmund expects Tottenham Hotspur, Schalke 04, Manchester City awaits. Three times the League against the Premier League.

Also in the matches with German participation, it comes to attractive duels: Atletico Madrid meets Juventus, Manchester United with José Mourinho may have to put up with Thomas Tuchel’s Paris Saint-Germain apart. Olympique Lyon welcomes FC Barcelona, AS Roma plays in the duel of two outsiders against FC Porto and Ajax Amsterdam are expected to be title holders Real Madrid.

The Bayern and BVB game home have in the back right. Schalke comes first at home and then travels to Manchester. The first legs on 12 in./13. and 19./20. February instead. The return games are for 5./6. and 12./13. March terminated.

Impressed by the Los Bayern sporting Director Hasan Salihamidzic: “This is the team of the hour, League leaders in England, they play really good football, very physical, really step on the Gas. We look forward to them. Because you have to have two good days. This is a team that is really top. A chunk, but you will be happy as a player.”

Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke commented on the Los Tottenham cautious: “We have had it twice already. A strong opponent, the chances are fifty-fifty. The team is topbesetzt. We are also strong, it is interesting.”


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