UEFA Champions League draw: Knockout fixtures 2020 announced

Round of 16 fixtures to be played over two legs in February and March, with final scheduled for March 30 in Istanbul.

    UEFA Champions League draw: Knockout fixtures 2020 announced
    The final will be played in the Turkish city of Istanbul on May 30, 2020 [Denis Balibouse/Reuters]

    The draw for this football season's Champions League has been announced in a ceremony at the Swiss city of Nyon.

    Thirteen-times winners Real Madrid on Monday were drawn against English champions Manchester City while title-holders Liverpool will face Atletico Madrid in the round of 16. 

    In other ties, Serie A champions Juventus will face French side Lyon, Paris Saint-Germain will play Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona were pitted against an unpredictable Napoli.

    Here is the list of all the round of 16 fixtures that will be played over two legs - home and away - in February and March 2020:

    Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid

    Real Madrid vs Manchester City

    Borussia Dortmund vs Paris Saint-Germain

    Chelsea vs Bayern Munich

    Lyon vs Juventus

    Barcelona vs Napoli

    Tottenham vs RB Leipzig

    Atalanta vs Valencia

    The final will be played in the Turkish city of Istanbul on May 30, 2020.

    Soccer Football - Champions League - Round of 16 draw - Nyon, Switzerland - December 16, 2019   General view of the big screen showing the results of the draw   REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
    The first leg matches are set for February 18-19 and 25-26. The second leg ties will be played from March 10-11 and 17-18 [Denis Balibouse/Reuters]

    Europa League draw

    Separately on Monday, English giants Manchester United were drawn to play against Belgian champions Brugge in the round of 32 of the Europa League.

    The  draw also paired Arsenal, last year's runner-up in the second-tier competition, with Greek club Olympiakos.

    Here is a list with the Europa League ties, to be played The ties will be played on February 20 and 27

    Wolverhampton Wanderers v Espanyol

    Sporting v Istanbul Basaksehir

    Getafe v Ajax Amsterdam

    Bayer Leverkusen v Porto

    Copenhagen v Celtic

    APOEL v Basel

    CFR Cluj v Sevilla

    Olympiacos v Arsenal

    AZ Alkmaar v LASK

    Club Brugge v Manchester United

    Ludogorets v Inter Milan

    Eintracht Frankfurt v Salzburg

    Shakhtar Donetsk v Benfica

    VfL Wolfsburg v Malmo

    AS Roma v Gent

    Rangers v Braga

    The May 27 final will be in Gdansk, Poland.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and news agencies