Atletico Madrid In The Champions League

From the official Chelsea FC website:

Chelsea have been paired with Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of this season’s Champions League.

The Blues will travel to the Spanish capital for the first leg before hosting Diego Simeone’s side at Stamford Bridge in the return leg. 

The game in Spain will be on Tuesday 23 February with the match at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday 17 March. Both kick-off times are to be confirmed. 

Frank Lampard’s side qualified for the knockout stage as Group E winners, with Sevilla joining us in the last 16 in second place. Krasnodar finished third and head into the Europa League, while Rennes ended the campaign bottom of the group. Atletico, who are currently second in La Liga, finished behind Bayern Munich in a group that also featured RB Salzburg and Lokomotiv Moscow. 

The full draw is:

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

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