In the Round of 16 draw teams from the same country cannot face one another. That restriction is removed beginning in the quarterfinals.
Here is the UCL Round of 16 qualifiers so far grouped by nation:
|England||4||Chelsea, Liverpool, Man City, Tottenham|
|Germany||4||Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, RB Leipzig|
|Italy||3||Napoli, AC Milan, Inter Milan|
There are 4 England and German clubs in the UCL Round of 16, 3 Italian clubs, 2 Portugal Clubs, 1 Belgian club, 1 French club, and surprisingly only 1 Spanish club that too the defending champion.
When is the Round of 16 draws in 2022/23?
UCL Round of 16 draws will take place on Monday, November 7, 2022, at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. It will be held a mere five days after the conclusion of the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, November 2. This will ensure that the knockout stage schedule is set prior to the break for the 2022 World Cup.
The draw will be held at noon CET, or 6 a.m. ET (11 a.m. BST)/ 4:30 pm IST.
The pots below are final as of the conclusion of the group stage on Wednesday, November 2, 2022.
|C||Bayern Munich||Inter Milan|
|F||Real Madrid||RB Leipzig|
|G||Man City||Borussia Dortmund|
When is UCL Round of 16 fixtures in 2023
European governing body UEFA spreads out the UCL Round of 16 matchups over the course of a full month. There are three weeks between the first and second leg of each series.
|Match||1st Leg||2nd Leg|
|RD16 #1||Feb. 14, 2023||Mar. 8, 2023|
|RD16 #2||Feb. 14, 2023||Mar. 8, 2023|
|RD16 #3||Feb. 15, 2023||Mar. 7, 2023|
|RD16 #4||Feb. 15, 2023||Mar. 7, 2023|
|RD16 #5||Feb. 21, 2023||Mar. 15, 2023|
|RD16 #6||Feb. 21, 2023||Mar. 15, 2023|
|RD16 #7||Feb. 22, 2023||Mar. 14, 2023|
|RD16 #8||Feb. 22, 2023||Mar. 14, 2023|