The draw for the round of 16 of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League will be made at 11 a.m. GMT/6 a.m. ET on Monday, Dec. 17.
Gathering champs will be drawn against gathering sprinters up. Groups from a similar national affiliation can’t confront one another, nor can groups who played each other in the gathering phase of this present season’s opposition.
Gathering victors will be away in the principal leg, with connections to be played on Feb. 12, 13 and 19, 20. Return legs will be played on March 5, 6 and 12, 13.
Qualified as gathering victors: Barcelona, FC Porto, Real Madrid
Qualified as gathering sprinters up: AS Roma, Schalke
Qualified (position TBC): Ajax, Atletico Madrid, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Juventus, Manchester City, Manchester United, in addition to 4 TBC
UEFA will return to drawing the quarterfinal and elimination round ties around the same time from this season, booked for March 15.
The last will happen in Spain at Atletico Madrid’s Estadio Metropolitano on Saturday, June 1.