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Liverpool to face RB Leipzig in Champions League last 16

The Reds will play away first before finishing the tie at Anfield in the second leg

Jack Rathborn
Monday 14 December 2020 12:39
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Liverpool will play RB Leipzig in the last 16 of the Champions League.

It will be the first ever meeting between the sides, who are connect by the late Gerard Houllier, who passed away on Monday.

The Frenchman managed the Reds to a famous treble and was recently the global head of football for Red Bull’s many franchises around the world.

Leipzig eliminated Manchester United in the group stage with a thrilling 3-2 win in game week six to finish second behind PSG.

The Reds made it through the group stage, finishing top in Group D ahead of Atalanta, who qualified as runners-up, with Ajax and Midtjylland eliminated.

The Reds fell at the last 16 last season, with Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid pulling off the upset at Anfield in extra-time.

Elsewhere, Manchester City will play Borussia Monchengladbach, while holders Bayern Munich will play Lazio.

Frank Lampard’s Chelsea will play Atletico Madrid, with FC Porto taking on Juventus and Barcelona taking on PSG.

Champions League last 16 draw

  • Borussia Monchengladbach v Manchester City
  • Lazio v Bayern Munich
  • Atletico Madrid v Chelsea
  • RB Leipzig v Liverpool
  • Porto v Juventus
  • Barcelona v Paris St-Germain
  • Sevilla v Borussia Dortmund
  • Atalanta v Real Madrid

Champions League winner odds

  • Bayern Munich 3/1
  • Man City 4/1
  • Liverpool 11/2
  • Juventus 11/1
  • PSG 11/1
  • Real Madrid 15/1
  • Chelsea 17/1
  • Barcelona 18/1
  • Atletico Madrid 18/1
  • Dortmund 19/1
  • RB Leipzig 35/1
  • Atalanta 43/1
  • Sevilla 49/1
  • Borussia Monchengladbach 149/1
  • Porto 159/1
  • Lazio 179/1

Odds: Betfair

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