CL draw: Real faces PSG, Chelsea drawn with Barca

Paris Saint-Germain will have to depose defending champion Real Madrid if it is to reach the Champions League quarterfinal.

Madrid was a daunting prospect in Monday's draw after finishing second in Group H behind Tottenham, and it is PSG which has pulled the short straw.   -  Getty Images

Two-time defending champion Real Madrid will face big-spending Paris Saint-Germain in the standout tie of the Champions League last 16.

Madrid was a daunting prospect in Monday's draw after finishing second in Group H behind Tottenham, and it is PSG which has pulled the short straw.

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The two-legged ties will see Neymar renew his rivalry with Real Madrid, the former Barcelona striker having scored three times against it during his time in LaLiga.

CL draw: As it happened

Neymar will also be keen to get the better of Cristiano Ronaldo as he looks to show he has the ability to challenge for future Ballon d'Or honours.

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Round of 16 match-ups

 

Worringly for Unai Emery – who has never won in his 10 matches at Santiago Bernabeu – PSG has failed to win any of its previous three meetings with Los Blancos, failing to score in the past two ties.

Another key tie will see Chelsea and Barcelona lock horns once again, the two sides have played each other 10 times in the knockout stages – a record only eclipsed by Bayern Munich and Real Madrid (16).

For the first time in European competition Juventus will meet Tottenham, while there will be a battle of recent Europa League winners when Sevilla takes on current champion Manchester United.

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Runaway Premier League leader Manchester City face Basel over two legs, while Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool was drawn with Porto.

 

A Bayern Munich side reinvigorated under Jupp Heynckes will have to overcome a tricky test against Besiktas, and the final tie sees Shakhtar Donetsk meet Roma.

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