Liverpool drawn to face Atletico Madrid in last 16 of Champions League

LFC Globe
16th December 2019
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Liverpool have been drawn against Atletico in the last 16 of the after Monday's at UEFA's headquarters in Nyon.

The Reds progressed for the knockout stages of Europe's elite club competition having finished top of Group E ahead of , and .

Jurgen Klopp's side sealed qualification on match-day six after beating Salzburg 2-0 from , edging Napoli by a point to the top spot and setting up a possible last-16 against either , , Borussia Dortmund, or .

Monday's draw saw them confirmed to face Atletico Madrid, who Liverpool last met in the UEFA in 2010 when Diego Forlan scored an injury-time away goal to knock the Reds out of the semi-finals.

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Atletico progressed to the knockout stages after finishing second in Group D this season, edging out Bayer Leverkusen and Lokomotiv Moscow and sitting six points behind group winners .

The reigning European champions will be away from home for the first leg, with the tie set to take place at the Estadio Metropolitano on Tuesday, February 18.

The return leg at is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18. Both games will kick off at 8pm GMT.

Elsewhere, were drawn to face Real Madrid, were pitted against Bayern Munich and Tottenham face .

Full Last 16 Draw

Liverpool vs Atletico Madrid

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Real Madrid vs Manchester City
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Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool
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