NYON (SWITZERLAND) – The draw of the round of 16 of the Champions League 2018-2019. Atletico Madrid is Juventus' opponent in the Champions League round of 16. Porto is Roma's opponent in the Champions League knockout rounds. These are the pairings of the final matches of the 2018-'19 Champions League, established by today's draw in Nyon:
- Schalke 04-Manchester City
- Atletico Madrid-Juventus
- Manchester United-Psg
- Tottenham-Borussia Dortmund
- Ajax-Real Madrid
- Liverpool-Bayern Munich
Calendar of the Champions League, match dates
Schalke 04 (Ger) -Manchester City (Eng) (previous 20/2 – 12/3 intervals)
Atletico Madrid (Spa) -JUVENTUS (weather 20/2 – 12/3)
Manchester United (Ing) -Paris Saint Germain (Fra) (from 12/2 to 6/3)
Tottenham (Ing) -Borussia Dortmund (Ger) (detail 13/2 – 5/3)
Lyon (Fra) -Barcelona (Spa) (detail 19/2 – page 13/2)
ROME-PORTO (Por) (from 12/2 to 6/3)
Ajax (Ola) -Real Madrid (Spa) (detail 13/2 – page 5/3)
Liverpool (Ing) -Bayern (Ger) (detail 19/2 – page 13/2)
Nedved: "Strong athletic but we want the final"
"We 'in advance' to the Metropolitan Wanda? As Allegri says, the important thing is to get there. We got the strongest of the second, but there are no problems. We are calm and confident ". So Juventus vice president Pavel Nedved, on Sky's microphones, on the outcome of the draw of Nyon, who for the Champions League knockout round matched the Bianconeri to Atletico Madrid, the team whose 'home' will also host the final of the maximum continental competition.
"However, the final is still too far away – says Nedved -. Let's say that in the second round you also need luck. We did not have it today, but we have a very strong team ". But the Italian league, in which Juventus dominates, is enough to prepare for a double challenge like the one against Atletico Madrid? "I think he is quite training and we are enjoying the fruits".
For Cristiano Ronaldo to find Atletico will be how to play the Madrid derby? "Ronaldo is a Champions League man – answers Nedved – he has always shown him a lot of goals and victories. Obviously we will rely on him, but it is our whole team that is strong ". "Atletico is a very balanced team – concludes the vice president of Juventus – and difficult to face: it is based on a strong defense, plays very low and can bother you forward. I foresee two difficult challenges, with a lot of balance, in which I do not see many goals ".
Merry: "Who has ambition, is not afraid of anything"
"Those who have ambition are not afraid". This is how Massimiliano Allegri comments on the draw for the Champions League knockout rounds on Twitter, which will see Juventus challenge Atletico Madrid.
– Massimiliano Allegri (@OfficialAllegri) 17 December 2018
Totti: "lucky draw but Porto is strong"
"We were lucky enough to see the other teams, but we must not underestimate the Porto, which is a demanding team and very very difficult". The former captain and now the Giallorossi manager Francesco Totti judges the draw of Roma in the Champions League round of sixteen: "The field is different from words – he explains to Sky's microphones. From here in February we have two months to go back to ourselves and the Rome we want, we will try to get to the top in February. Not so many two months but not a few ".
– AS Roma (@OfficialASRoma) 17 December 2018
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