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Last 16 all set for draw

Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 14.02CET
The round of 16 draw in Nyon will be streamed live on UEFA.com from 12.00CET on Monday with seven former European Cup winners involved. We profile the contenders.

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Published: Thursday 12 December 2013, 14.02CET

Last 16 all set for draw

The round of 16 draw in Nyon will be streamed live on UEFA.com from 12.00CET on Monday with seven former European Cup winners involved. We profile the contenders.

The UEFA Champions League round of 16 draw in Nyon will be streamed live on UEFA.com from 12.00CET on Monday 16 December with seven former European Cup winners involved.

Holders FC Bayern München and last season's runners-up Borussia Dortmund are among four German sides in the hat, while the Premier League also supplies a full quartet including past champions Chelsea FC and Manchester United FC plus, at this stage for the first time, Manchester City FC. Real Madrid CF, still after a tenth title, FC Barcelona and sole Serie A survivors AC Milan are the other ex-winners among representatives of eight associations, including four teams that came through the play-offs.

Two seeding pots have been formed: one consisting of group winners and the other of runners-up. No team can play a club from their group or any side from their own association. The draw will be conducted by UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino and UEFA director of competitions Giorgio Marchetti, assisted by final ambassador Luís Figo.

Group winners: Manchester United FC (ENG), Real Madrid CF (ESP), Paris Saint-Germain (FRA), FC Bayern München (GER, holders), Chelsea FC (ENG), Borussia Dortmund (GER), Club Atlético de Madrid (ESP), FC Barcelona (ESP)

Group runners-up: Bayer 04 Leverkusen (GER), Galatasaray AŞ (TUR), Olympiacos FC (GRE), Manchester City FC (ENG), FC Schalke 04 (GER), Arsenal FC (ENG), FC Zenit (RUS), AC Milan (ITA)

Seeded group winners will be away in the round of 16 first legs on 18/19 and 25/26 February and at home in the return matches on 11/12 and 18/19 March.

The draw for the quarter-finals will be held at 12.00CET on 21 March with the semi-final lineup drawn on 11 April, also at 12.00CET. The tournament concludes at Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica on 24 May.

Head-to-heads: potential ties (Excel document)

Group winners
A: Manchester United FC (ENG)

Can play: Galatasaray, Olympiacos, Schalke, Zenit, Milan
Qualified as: champions, England
Top scorer: Wayne Rooney, Antonio Valencia 2
Last season: round of 16 (1-1h & 1-2a v Real Madrid CF)
Previous European Cup best: winners x 3 (1968, 1999, 2008)

• First ever UEFA Champions League campaign without Sir Alex Ferguson, key was 5-0 win in Leverkusen. Ryan Giggs, 40, is only four behind Raúl González's competition record 142 appearances.

B: Real Madrid CF (ESP)
Can play: Leverkusen, Olympiacos, Manchester City, Schalke, Arsenal, Zenit, Milan
Qualified as: runners-up, Spain
Top scorer: Cristiano Ronaldo 9
Last season: semi-finals (1-4a & 2-0h v Borussia Dortmund)
Previous European Cup best: winners x 9 (1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002)

• Cristiano Ronaldo scored a group stage record nine goals to take Madrid through for a record 17th season in a row.

C: Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
Can play: Leverkusen, Galatasaray, Manchester City, Schalke, Arsenal, Zenit, Milan
Qualified as: champions, France
Top scorer: Zlatan Ibrahimović 8
Last season: quarter-finals (2-2h & 1-1a v FC Barcelona)
Previous European Cup best: semi-finals (1995)

• Ibrahimović marked his 100th competition appearance with a goal in the qualifying-clinching defeat of RSC Anderlecht.

D:  FC Bayern München (GER, holders)
Can play: Galatasaray, Olympiacos, Arsenal, Zenit, Milan
Qualified as: holders
Top scorer: Mario Götze, Thomas Müller, Franck Ribéry, Arjen Robben 3
Last season: winners (2-1 v Borussia Dortmund, Wembley)
Previous European Cup best: winners x 5 (1974, 1975, 1976, 2001, 2013)

• Bayern completed a record run of ten straight UEFA Champions League wins before their matchday six loss to Manchester City.

E: Chelsea FC (ENG)
Can play: Leverkusen, Galatasaray, Olympiacos, Zenit, Milan
Qualified as: third place, England
Top scorer: Demba Ba, Samuel Eto'o, Ramires, Fernando Torres 2
Last season: group stage, then UEFA Europa League winners
Previous European Cup best: winners (2012)

• Lost twice to FC Basel 1893 but won their other four games to progress as group winners.

F: Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Can play: Galatasaray, Olympiacos, Manchester City, Zenit, Milan
Qualified as: runners-up, Germany
Top scorer: Robert Lewandowski 4
Last season: final (1-2 v FC Bayern München, Wembley)
Previous European Cup best: winners (1997)

• An 87th-minute winner for Kevin Grosskreutz at Olympique de Marseille on Wednesday took Dortmund from third to first in Group F ahead of Arsenal and SSC Napoli, the first time three teams have ended on 12 points.

G: Club Atlético de Madrid (ESP)
Can play: Leverkusen, Galatasaray, Olympiacos, Manchester City, Schalke, Arsenal, Milan
Qualified as: third place, Spain
Top scorer: Diego Costa 4
Last season: UEFA Europa League round of 32
Previous European Cup best: runners-up (1974)

• Atlético were the only team to clinch first place in their group with two games to spare.

H: FC Barcelona (ESP)
Can play: Leverkusen, Galatasaray, Olympiacos, Manchester City, Schalke, Arsenal, Zenit
Qualified as: champions, Spain
Top scorer: Lionel Messi 6
Last season: semi-finals (0-4a & 0-3h v FC Bayern München)
Previous European Cup best: winners x 4 (1992, 2006, 2009, 2011)

• Neymar took six games to open his UEFA Champions League account but did so in style with a hat-trick against Celtic FC. Messi's six goals came in three appearances.

Runners-up
A: Bayer 04 Leverkusen (GER)

Can play: Real Madrid, Paris, Chelsea, Atlético, Barcelona
Qualified as: third place, Germany
Top scorer: Simon Rolfes 3
Last season: UEFA Europa League round of 32
Previous European Cup best: runners-up (2002)

• The key result was a 4-0 defeat of FC Shakhtar Donetsk, meaning they ultimately could afford the five-goal home reverse against United.

B: Galatasaray AŞ (TUR)
Can play: Manchester United, Paris, Bayern, Chelsea, Dortmund, Atlético, Barcelona
Qualified as: champions, Turkey
Top scorer: Umut Bulut 3
Last season: quarter-finals (0-3a & 3-2h v Real Madrid CF)
Previous European Cup best: semi-finals (1989)

• Galatasaray qualified with a 1-0 win against Juventus in a game suspended on Tuesday due to weather conditions and completed the following day, crowning a superb comeback from losing their opener 6-1 at home to Madrid. Their home first leg in the round of 16 will be their 150th European Cup match.

C: Olympiacos FC (GRE)
Can play: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayern, Chelsea, Dortmund, Atlético, Barcelona
Qualified as: champions, Greece
Top scorer: Kostas Mitroglou 3
Last season: group stage, then UEFA Europa League round of 32
Previous European Cup best: quarter-finals (1999)

• They key result was a 1-0 defeat of SL Benfica, who Olympiacos ultimately pipped on head-to-head record. Like Galatasaray they recovered from a heavy opening home defeat, 4-1 by Paris.

D: Manchester City FC (ENG)
Can play: Real Madrid, Dortmund, Paris, Atlético, Barcelona
Qualified as: runners-up, England
Top scorer: Sergio Agüero 6
Last season: group stage
Previous European Cup best: group stage

• City's tally of 15 points is the most ever (and indeed the maximum possible) for a group runner-up, having fallen at that stage in the previous two seasons. They are the only team this season to have made it through the group stage for the first time.

E: FC Schalke 04 (GER)
Can play: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Paris, Atlético, Barcelona
Qualified as: fourth place, Germany
Top scorer: Julien Draxler 3
Last season: round of 16 (1-1a & 2-3h v Galatasaray AŞ)
Previous European Cup best: semi-finals

• Needing a win they beat FC Basel 1893 2-0 on Wednesday to qualify, having similarly held their nerve to pip FC PAOK 4-3 on aggregate with ten men in a 3-2 away play-off second leg victory.

F: Arsenal FC (ENG)
Can play: Real Madrid, Paris, Bayern, Atlético, Barcelona
Qualified as: fourth place, England
Top scorer: Olivier Giroud, Aaron Ramsey, Jack Wilshere 2
Last season: round of 16 (1-3h & 2-0a v FC Bayern München)
Previous European Cup best: runners-up (2006)

• This is the 14th season in a row Arsenal have made it past the initial group stage, though they would have been out if they had lost by one more goal at SSC Napoli on Wednesday.

G: FC Zenit (RUS)
Can play: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Paris, Bayern, Chelsea, Dortmund, Barcelona
Qualified as: runners-up, Russia
Top scorer: Hulk, Aleksandr Kerzhakov 2
Last season: group stage then UEFA Europa League round of 16
Previous European Cup best: round of 16

• The sole survivors from the third qualifying round, and indeed the champions path of qualifying, Zenit's tally of six points is the lowest ever for a team progressing from the group stage.

H: AC Milan (ITA)
Can play: Manchester United, Real Madrid, Paris, Bayern, Chelsea, Dortmund, Atlético
Qualified as: third place, Italy
Top scorer: Mario Balotelli 2
Last season: round of 16 (2-0h & 0-4a v FC Barcelona)
Previous European Cup best: winners x 7 (1963, 1969, 1989, 1990, 1994, 2003, 2007)

• Milan held AFC Ajax 0-0 with ten men to qualify on Wednesday, when Serie A's other contenders Juventus and SSC Napoli both exited due to late goals.

*Top scorer stats are for group stage only

Last updated: 30/04/14 12.36CET

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