THE draw for the first knockout stage of this season’s Champions League will take place this morning.The biggest names in European football are all in the hat for the Round of 16 with some mouth watering potential ties ahead.1 The draw for the Round of 16 of the Champions League takes place todayCredit: EPAHere’s everything you need to know about the draw:What time is the draw on at?The draw is set to start at 11am Irish time on the morning of Monday December 16th at Uefa’s HQ in Nyon, Switzerland. The draw for the Round of 32 in the Europa League will take place at noon.What TV channel can I watch it on?RTE will be showing live coverage of the draw on their RTE News Now channel. This can be streamed live off of the RTE Player.BT Sport will also be showing the draw live in Ireland and the UK with their coverage starting at 10.45am on BT Sport 1. Sky Sports Extra customers in Ireland will be able to stream this off off the Sky Go app.You can also stream all the events from today’s draw live off of Uefa’s official YouTube channel.How does the draw for the Round of 16 work?The 16 teams that have qualified for the knockout stages of the Champions League have been divided into two pots of the eight group stage winners and runners up.These sides will be drawn against each other and will play a knock-out clash over two legs with the group winners getting their second leg clash at home.Teams are unable to be drawn against another team from their own domestic league at this stage of the competition.And teams are also unable to be drawn against the other team that qualified from their group for the Round of 16.What teams are in today’s Champions League Round of 16 draw?Group winners: Liverpool, Manchester City, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich, Juventus, RB Leipzig, ValenciaGroup runners-up: Chelsea, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, Lyon, AtalantaWhat teams can the Premier League sides draw today?Liverpool: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Atalanta, Borussia Dortmund, LyonMOST READ IN SPORTTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battle’I ACCEPT’McGregor accepts Silva fight at UFC catchweight of 176lbs in huge super-fightTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramPicturedA CUT ABOVEMike Tyson shows two-inch cut ‘picked up in training’ ahead of boxing returnPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidManchester City: Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Napoli, LyonTottenham: Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Barcelona, Red Bull Leipzig, Bayern MunichChelsea: Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Barcelona, Red Bull Leipzig, Valencia
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