Liverpool FC or Paris St. Germain?
Despite the impressive group victory in the Champions League, FC Bayern faces a difficult fate in the round of 16.
In addition to Jürgen Klopp's team and the star ensemble around Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappé, FC Brugge and AC Milan are also possible opponents for Munich.
Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt and RB Leipzig also expect high hurdles in the round of the last 16.
Eintracht Frankfurt's captain Sebastian Rode has "no preferred opponent" for the round of 16.
It's more like this: "I wouldn't necessarily like to play against Manchester City.
Overall, everyone is brutally strong, but we still believe in our chance," said Rode, who led his team to the round of 16 of the premier class for the first time in the club's history with a 2-1 win at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday evening.
No German duels
Duels of German teams are not possible in the first knockout round.
Opponents from the group stage are also excluded.
Teams from the same country or group can only meet in the quarter-finals.
Possible opponents for Frankfurt are Manchester City, SSC Napoli, FC Porto and FC Chelsea.
There are also Real Madrid and Benfica Lisbon.
With the exception of Manchester City, these are also possible opponents for Borussia Dortmund.
Instead, BVB could meet Tottenham Hotspur.
Apart from Real Madrid, all of the aforementioned opponents are possible for RB Leipzig.
The draw for the round of 16 of the premier class will take place on Monday (12.00) at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon.
The first legs increase on 14./15.
as well as on 21./22.
February, the second leg is for the 7./8.
March 2023 planned.
The group winners have home rights in the second leg.
There are 9.6 million euros in UEFA bonuses per club for qualifying for the round of 16.