Champions League draw: Can two English teams face each other in the knockout stages, and when is the draw?

LIVERPOOL and Tottenham endured a dramatic end to their Champions League group stages to join Manchester United and Man City in the knockout stages.

The Reds saw off Napoli 1-0 to go through, while Spurs fought back against Barcelona to draw level – and were thanking PSV for holding Inter Milan.

Tottenham left it late to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League
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Can two English teams face each other in the knockout stages?

Like in the group stages, the four English sides will NOT be able to face each other in the Round of 16.

This will mean that Tottenham and Liverpool will be kept apart from Man City and United who could both finish top of their group.

But once the Champions League enters the quarter-finals stage, it will be all vs all, so an all-English tie could be on the cards, like Liverpool vs Man City from last season.

When is the Last 16 draw?

The Champions League draw for the Round of 16 will take place on Monday, December 17.

It will take place at Uefa’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland.

The draw will get underway from 11am UK time – with the Europa League draw taking place afterwards.

When are the Champions League matches?

12/13 and 19/20 February: Round of 16 first leg

5/6 and 12/13 March: Round of 16 second leg

15 March: Quarter-final and semi-final draw

9/10 April: Quarter-finals first leg

16/17 April: Quarter-finals second leg

30 April/1 May: Semi-finals first leg

7/8 May: Semi-finals second leg

1 June: Final (Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid)

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