Possible opponents: Schalke, Roma and Liverpool

Possible opponents: Schalke, Roma and Liverpool

Trips to Germany, Italy and England are three of the six potential possibilities for Barça in the first Champions League knockout round

Gelsenkirchen? The Eternal City? The banks of the Mersey? Half of the Champions League groups drew to a close on Tuesday night, and things are starting to look a whole lot clearer ahead of next Monday’s last sixteen draw in Nyon, Switzerland.

Barça were already confirmed as winners of Group B before a ball was kicked in the 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur, meaning we cannot meet any of the eight group winners. We will also be kept separate from fellow Liga side Atlético Madrid and cannot play Tottenham again.

That leaves six potential round of 16 opponents, three of which are already confirmed, while the others will be decided on Wednesday.

Potential opponents

Schalke 04
Roma
Liverpool

Qualified teams that Barça cannot play

Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain
Porto
Borussia Dortmund
Atlético Madrid
Tottenham Hotspur

To be decided on Wednesday

Ajax or Bayern Munich (both qualified, position TBC)
Manchester City, Lyon or Shakhtar Donetsk (Man City already qualified, position TBC)
Manchester United or Juventus (both qualified, position TBC)

First legs to be played February 12, 13, 18 and 19.
Second legs to be played March 5, 6, 12 and 13. As a group winner, Barça will play the second leg at Camp Nou.

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