Champions League last 16 draws: Liverpool v Bayern – as it happened
It’s been a fantastic week for Liverpool. Two really big games and we came out top in both games. They’re consistent now, they’ve got a settled side now. They’ve got a squad now capable of doing really, really well. There are some great names in the Champions League. At this stage it doesn’t matter who you get, it’s going to be a difficult game. Our first game’s at home, we’ve got to try to take advantage. The atmosphere’s going to be incredible at Anfield, I just hope that can help us as well
Schalke v Manchester City
Atlético Madrid v Juventus
Manchester United v Paris St-Germain
Tottenham v Borussia Dortmund
Lyon v Barcelona
Roma v Porto
Ajax v Real Madrid
Liverpool v Bayern Munich
So there were four English teams and three Spanish teams, but no England v Spain round of 16 ties. There were also three German teams, and there will be three England v Germany ties. What are the odds*?
* You don’t actually have to answer that.
One thing I didn’t mention: After the draw, Uefa will determine which matches are played on Tuesday, which on Wednesday, and which will be played in which week, based on whatever they think is important.
Georges is asked who she thinks will win. “I wouldn’t pick anyone special,” she says.
Schalke are the bookies’ outsiders for the competition, which given that they are the only team that will absolutely certainly get a nightmare draw is probably understandable. Manchester City is the favorites, with three-time defending champions Real Madrid seventh. Here are the chaps from WhoScored predicting how every team will do: