UCL: It’s Barcelona vs PSG as Chelsea faces Atletico Madrid

Chelsea have been paired with Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of this season’s Champions League.

The Blues will travel to the Spanish capital for the first leg before hosting Diego Simeone’s side at Stamford Bridge in the return leg.

Exact dates and kick-off times for those fixtures will be confirmed later today.

Frank Lampard’s side qualified for the knockout stage as Group E winners, with Sevilla joining us in the last 16 in second place.

Krasnodar finished third and head into the Europa League, while Rennes ended the campaign bottom of the group.

Atletico, who are currently second in La Liga, finished behind Bayern Munich in a group that also featured RB Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow.

The first leg matches will be played across 16/17/23/24 February. The second legs are 9/10/16/17 March.

The full draw is:

Borussia Monchengladbach vs Manchester City
Lazio vs Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea
Leipzig vs Liverpool
Porto vs Juventus
Barcelona vs Paris St-Germain
Sevilla vs Borussia Dortmund
Atalanta vs Real Madrid

The clash between Barcelona and PSG means Lionel Messi could briefly reunite with former teammate Neymar.

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