Champions League

Champions League last-16: Teams qualified, dates, kick-off times

With the Group Stage now over, teams can focus on domestic duties before the tournament returns in February for the knockout stage

11:21am on Thursday 10th December 2020
Martin Macdonald

The Champions League Group Stage is now over, presenting teams with the opportunity to put European action to one side for a few months and focus on duties in their respective leagues.

This past Wednesday, the final fixtures were played in Matchday Six, with some huge names failing to reach the knockout stage.

Manchester United have had to settle for a place in the Europa League after they failed to defeat RB Leipzig in a 3-2 loss in Germany, while Inter finished bottom of a Champions League group for the first time in their history, being eliminated from Europe altogether.

Reigning champions Bayern easily went through in Group A alongside three-time finalists Atletico Madrid.

There are one debutant side in the knockout stage this season, as Gladbach made it out of the groups for the first time alongside Real Madrid, Shakhtar, and Inter to qualify alongside the Spanish champions.

Who has qualified for the last 16?

2020/21 Champions League knockout stage participants

Real MadridGladbach
Man CityPorto
PSGRB Leipzig

When is the draw?

The draw for the first knockout stage will take place on 14 December, when the 16 remaining teams drawn against another side for a two-legged tie.

What are the last-16 dates?

The last-16 first leg fixtures will be played over the 16th, 17th, 23rd and 24th February 2021.

The last-16 second leg fixtures will be played over the ninth, tenth, 16th and 17th March 2021.

What are the kick-off times?

Kick off-times will be 1755 and 2000 GMT.

When and where is the final?

The final is scheduled to take place on 29 May 2021 in Istanbul.

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