Youth League draw: Dortmund to face Barcelona

Borussia Dortmund are the latest obstacle for Barcelona in their bid for a second title, while Atlético Madrid play Sevilla after the draw was made for the knockout phase from the last 16 onwards.

Youth League draw: Dortmund to face Barcelona
Youth League draw: Dortmund to face Barcelona ©Getty Images for UEFA

Borussia Dortmund are the latest obstacle for Barcelona in the Spanish side's bid for a second UEFA Youth League title after the draw was made for the knockout phase from the round of 16 onwards.

Barcelona were one of eight teams to qualify directly for this round by winning their group. They were drawn against the victors in this week's play-off ties. Among the other matches is an all-Spanish encounter between Atlético Madrid and Sevilla.

If Gheorghe Hagi's Viitorul Constanţa win at Porto, they will travel to Barcelona or Dortmund in the quarter-finals. All ties are one-off games, with the semis and final played as a single event on 21 and 24 April at the Colovray Stadium opposite UEFA's Swiss headquarters in Nyon.

KNOCKOUT DRAW IN FULL
Round of 16 (21/22 February)

CSKA Moskva (RUS) v Rosenborg (NOR)
Atlético Madrid (ESP) v Sevilla (ESP)
Barcelona (ESP) v Borussia Dortmund (GER)
Ajax (NED) v Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)
Monaco (FRA) v Real Madrid (ESP)
Salzburg (AUT) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)
PSV Eindhoven (NED) v Benfica (POR)
Porto (POR) v Viitorul Constanţa (ROU)

Watch top group stage goals
Watch top group stage goals

Quarter-finals (7/8 March)
1 Monaco/Madrid v Ajax/Dynamo
2 CSKA/Rosenborg v PSV/Benfica
3 Barcelona/Dortmund v Porto/Viitorul
4 Salzburg/Paris v Atlético/Sevilla

NYON FINALS: COLOVRAY STADIUM
Semi-finals (21 April)
1 Winner quarter-final 1 v Winner quarter-final 2
2 Winner quarter-final 3 v Winner quarter-final 4

Final (24 April)
Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2

DRAW FACTS
• Inaugural 2014 winners Barcelona are the only past champions still involved; Chelsea, victors in 2015 and 2016, did not qualify to compete this season.

• Benfica (2014) and Paris (2016) are previous finalists while Real Madrid (2014 and 2016) are the only other remaining team to have reached the semis in Nyon.

• A rematch of the 2014 final is possible with Barcelona and Benfica on opposite sides of the draw.

• Viitorul – founded by Hagi in 2009 with a special emphasis on youth development – Rosenborg and Salzburg are the first teams from their counties to reach the last 16.