Champions League 2022/23: Who can Real Madrid face in the Round of 16?
Real Madrid qualified for the Champions League Round of 16 as group winners after beating Celtic 5-1 on the last matchday. Here’s everything you need to know about the 2022/23 Champions League Round of 16 draw and who Real Madrid could face:
When is the Champions League 2022/23 Round of 16 draw?
The draw for the 2022/23 Champions League knockout phase will take place on Monday, 7 November. It will be held at 12pm CET at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.
How can I watch it?
The Champions League draw will be livestreamed on Uefa’s website.
How does the draw work and who could Real Madrid face?
The draw features 16 teams. The eight group winners are seeded and the eight runners-up are unseeded. Teams from the same group cannot be drawn against each other, and no team can play a side from their own domestic league.
Group winners (seeded): Real Madrid (ESP), Bayern (GER), Benfica (POR), Chelsea (ENG), Man City (ENG), Napoli (ITA), Porto (POR), Tottenham (ENG).
Group runners-up (unseeded): Liverpool (ENG), PSG (FRA), Borussia Dortmund (GER), RB Leipzig (GER), Eintracht Frankfurt (GER), AC Milan (ITA), Inter Milan (ITA), Club Brugge (BEL).
Real Madrid can play: Liverpool, PSG, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Club Brugge.
According to statistical analysis by @2010MisterChip, Liverpool are the most likely opponent for Real Madrid. The most likely Round of 16 opponents for Real Madrid based on odds: Liverpool (20.6%), Inter (14.6%), Borussia Dortmund, AC Milan & Eintracht Frankfurt (14%), PSG & Club Brugge (11.3%).
When will the matches be played?
Real Madrid will play away from home in the first leg on 14, 15, 21 or 22 February. The second leg will take place at the Santiago Bernabéu on 7, 8, 14 or 15 March.