Berlin (dpa) - Six soccer Bundesliga teams are in the pots for the round of 16 of the Champions League and the round of 16 of the Europa League today.
Immediately after the eagerly awaited ceremony, the focus will be on the next Bundesliga game, because before Christmas there is also a game day during the week. Without German participation, the Club World Cup is entering the decisive phase, in Spain there is the game of the games on Wednesday.
EUROPEAN CUP: Round of 16 newcomers RB Leipzig, Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern face tough opponents this Monday in Nyon (12:00 p.m.) to kick off the knockout phase in the Champions League. BVB can meet two former coaches: Thomas Tuchel (Paris) and Jürgen Klopp (Liverpool). Other possible opponents are Manchester City, Juventus and Valencia. Bayern and Leipzig can meet Real or Atlético Madrid, Bergamo, Naples or Chelsea. For Bayern, Leipzig's group opponent Lyon is also an option, for the Saxons, Bavaria's group opponent Tottenham. In the round of 32 there will initially be home games for Bayer Leverkusen, Eintracht Frankfurt and VfL Wolfsburg. Inter Milan, Manchester United and record winners FC Sevilla as well as Malmö or Linz are among the possible opponents.
BUNDESLIGA: With an English week, the Bundesliga says goodbye to the football year 2019, while the autumn champions are still being sought. The top game of the 16th game day will take place on Tuesday evening (8.30 p.m.) in Dortmund, where BVB will host RB Leipzig. The remaining five games take place on Wednesday. The Dortmund team will open the last round of the first half of the first half of the season in Hoffenheim on Friday evening (8.30 p.m.), the top game on Saturday evening (6.30 p.m.) will take place in Berlin between Hertha BSC and Borussia Mönchengladbach. The closing point is set on Sunday evening (6:00 p.m.) by SC Paderborn and Eintracht Frankfurt.
CLUB World Cup: Champions League winners Liverpool FC and South American champions CR Flamengo intervene in Qatar. The Brazilians contest the first semi-final against Asia's Champions League winner Al Hilal on Tuesday (6.30 p.m.). Jürgen Klopp's Liverpool team will face CF Monterrey from Mexico on Wednesday (6.30pm). The final in the country of the upcoming World Cup host will take place on Saturday (6.30pm). The mini tournament with the six continental champions plus host club will be held in this form for the penultimate time.
CLÁSICO: Spain's football classic between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid was supposed to take place at Camp Nou on October 26 this season. The game was postponed after political and social unrest in Catalonia over the court rulings against nine separatist leaders. On Wednesday (8:00 p.m.) the time has finally come, with the table leadership at stake.
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