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Genuine Madrid versus Paris Saint-Germain. Cristiano Ronaldo versus Neymar. Noteworthy accomplishment as opposed to consuming desire.
Two-time guarding Champions League victor Madrid was attracted Monday to play the competition’s champion group in the last 16, made conceivable in light of the fact that the 12-time champions completed second in their gathering while PSG won its gathering.
“They (PSG) are extremely exceptionally solid in each division of the field,” Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno said. “Be that as it may, I need to underline, we are the holders and our players, they generally meet people’s high expectations.”
PSG purchased Neymar from Barcelona for a record 222 million euro ($262 million) expense in the offseason with a particular point of winning a first European title. Madrid won six European Cups previously PSG was even framed in 1970.
“As I generally say, we should be prepared to play any group and we will be prepared,” PSG president Nasser al-Khelaifi said in an announcement on the club’s site.
Neymar scored in five straight wins as PSG completed in front of Bayern Munich in its gathering, completing with an opposition record of 25 objectives in the gathering stage.
Ronaldo scored in every one of the six of Madrid’s matches to set another Champions League record.
Barcelona, which drives the Spanish alliance unbeaten regardless of the loss of Neymar, was attracted to confront Chelsea in a meeting of late champions. The English club is one of only a handful couple of adversaries Lionel Messi has neglected to score against.
With eight previous victors in the lineup, another conflict of European champions pits Liverpool against Porto.
Additionally, it was: Basel versus Manchester City; Sevilla versus Manchester United; Juventus versus Tottenham; Bayern Munich versus Besiktas; and Shakhtar Donetsk versus Roma.
The primary legs will be played from Feb. 13-21, with the arrival matches from March 6-14.
The last will be played at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 26.
Madrid and PSG met in the gathering stage two seasons prior when the French group’s pioneer was Zlatan Ibrahimovic. They attracted 0-0 Paris and Madrid won 1-0 at home.
“From that point forward they have fortified. They have marked, great players,” said Butragueno, whose club missed out to PSG in its quest for France forward Kylian Mbappe.
Barcelona and Chelsea will recharge a competition that has included serious elimination rounds in 2009 and 2012. Each took a swing to progress at the other group’s stadium and go ahead to win the title.
Tottenham’s reward for taking four focuses from Madrid and fixing its gathering is a matching with Italian champion Juventus, the Champions League sprinter up in two of the previous three seasons.
Shakhtar will have Roma in its received home city of Kharkiv. Its stadium in Donetsk has been ruled risky for amusements since strife flared in 2014 between government powers and genius Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine.
“It’s, exceptionally troublesome,” said Shakhtar CEO Sergiy Palkin, whose group edged Napoli to progress. “It’s a, major exertion for our club.”
In the first place Leg
Basel (Switzerland) versus Manchester City (England)
Juventus (Italy) versus Tottenham (England)
Porto (Portugal) versus Liverpool (England)
Genuine Madrid (Spain) versus Paris Saint-Germain (France)
Bayern Munich (Germany) versus Besiktas (Turkey)
Chelsea (England) versus Barcelona (Spain)
Sevilla (Spain) versus Manchester United (England)
Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine) versus Roma (Italy)
Liverpool (England) versus Porto (Portugal)
Paris Saint-Germain (France) versus Genuine Madrid (Spain)
Manchester City (England) versus Basel (Switzerland)
Tottenham (England) versus Juventus (Italy)
Manchester United (England) versus Sevilla (Spain)
Roma (Italy) versus Shakhtar Donetsk (Ukraine)
Barcelona (Spain) versus Chelsea (England)
Besiktas (Turkey) versus Bayern Munich (Germany)
11 Dec 2017