Champions League draw LIVE: Redraw as Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man City learn fate

An error in the initial draw involving Manchester United saw the last-16 draw redone

Dylan Terry
Monday 13 December 2021 19:45
Uefa make mistake in Champions League draw

Follow live coverage after the Champions League draw had to be redone following an extraordinary mistake in the initial ceremony.

Controversy struck when Manchester United were initially drawn to play against Villarreal, yet having already faced the Liga club in the group stages, this was in error. Uefa’s Giorgio Marchetti spotted the mistake and ordered the tie to be re-drawn, with Villarreal ultimately facing Manchester City. But a technical error appeared to subsequently block United from being selected as one of the teams eligible to play the next side drawn out of the hat, Atletico with Uefa confirming the intial draw void. A second, official ceremony then took place.

2019 champions Liverpool now face Inter Milan, three-time winners United take on Atletico Madrid, Premier League champions City play Sporting and defending champions Chelsea go up against Lille, just as they did in the initial draw. First legs will take place on 15-16 and 22-23 February, before second legs on 8-9 and 15-16 March.

Follow all the reaction from the Champions League draw below.


Champions League draw

Which tie are you looking forward to most then? PSG vs Real Madrid certainly has the hairs standing up on the back of my neck.

Is that the standout fixture?

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 19:45

Champions League draw

The back and forth has begun.

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 19:25

Champions League draw

The Champions League last 16 draw in all its glory.

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 19:05

Klopp on Inter’s Premier League experience

Jurgen Klopp has spoken about the Premier League experience in Inter Milan’s team ahead of their Champions League last 16 tie next year.

He told the club website: “Yes, obviously Sanchez and Dzeko we know well – and Lautaro Martinez is one of the most exciting strikers in the world, probably.

“Simone Inzaghi is there, his first year, last year they were champions, but it is the Liverpool way – it’s never easy, but still possible, so let’s give it a go. It’s a proper Champions League tie, so all good and I am absolutely looking forward to it.”

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 18:45

Tottenham draw Rapid Vienna in Conference League

Tottenham have drawn Rapid Vienna in the Europa Conference League - although they may still be eliminated before then.

Their match with Rennes was postponed due to a Covid outbreak, so it remains to be seen whether it will be them or Vitesse who face Rapid Vienna in the next round.

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 18:25

Jurgen Klopp on Liverpool drawing Inter Milan

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given his take on drawing Inter Milan in the last 16 of the Champions League.

He told the club website: “I had to wait 54 years to play at the San Siro for the first time… and now it’ll be twice in three months, so that’s good news!

“All good. Of course, it is a tough draw, definitely. They are the league leaders in Italy; a good team in a good moment. We will see how things go until we meet in February.”

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 18:05

Europa League draw

Rangers have drawn Borussia Dortmund in a huge Europa League clash. The Scottish champions will welcome Erling Haaland to Ibrox!

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 17:45

Jurgen Klopp on redoing the Champions League draw

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists it was the right decision to redraw the Champions League last 16 ties after an admin error was made.

When asked whether it was the right move to do the draw again, the German told the club website: “Definitely. I saw it live and I thought, ‘You cannot let it stand like this, there’s no chance.’

“Definitely, they had to do it again.”

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 17:25

Man City draw Sporting Lisbon in Champions League

Manchester City will face Sporting in the Champions League last-16 after a second draw took place in Nyon.

Pep Guardiola’s side had initially been drawn against Villarreal, however, a technical error in the original draw forced Uefa to declare it null and void.

Man City draw Sporting in Champions League last-16

Pep Guardiola’s side have been drawn against last season’s Portuguese champions

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 17:05

Champions League draw

Dylan Terry13 December 2021 16:45

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