Real Madrid faces tough draw in Champions League Monday

Atletico Madrid players surrounded referee Daniel Makkelie after Gary Cahill's challenge

Atletico Madrid players surrounded referee Daniel Makkelie after Gary Cahill's challenge

Pot 1: Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain, AS Roma, Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester City, Besiktas, Tottenham Hotspur.

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Manchester City: Bayern Munich, Juventus, Basel, Real Madrid, Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Porto or RB Leipzig. Teams from the same country cannot play each other in the last 16, which limits who Chelsea can play in first knockout stage.

Thirty-two teams have been whittled down to 16 for the second-round draw, which takes place shortly after the conclusion of the final group games.

Cesar Azpilicueta is aiming to put the disappointment of Chelsea's failure to top their Champions League group behind him and focus on the Blues' domestic commitments.

Having been on the receiving end of a lot of ire from the fraternity for their non-show in European competitions, all the five English clubs have made it through to the next round of the competition.

But when the group stage draw came out, we noted the great opportunity Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool were given thanks to delectably easy groups.

"We are now second, it's OK, so let's think about the Premier League and the Cups".

When is the Champions League last 16 draw?

While this is only the second time ever that a nation has had five teams in the Champions League group stages, the Premier League nearly made history back in 2005-06 by having five clubs in the competition.

How does the Champions League last 16 draw work?

Conte reckons it will take a special effort to be crowned Europe's top dog, despite beating the odds in the Premier League last season.

Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid both progressed all the way through to the final that season with Zinedine Zidane's side triumphing on penalties, but Sevilla and Valencia crashed out in the groups. Helped in no small part by a ruthless 7-1 victory over Celtic, the Parisiens set a new record of 25 goals at the group stage, smashing the previous record of 21 set by Borussia Dortmund in 2016.

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