Real Madrid Faces Schalke in Champions League Round of 16

Real Madrid will play Germany’s Schalke in the last 16 of soccer’s Champions League.

The televised draw made at European ruling body UEFA’s headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, paired the winners of the eight groups with the runners-up.

Real beat Atletico Madrid 4-1 in May’s final in Lisbon for a record-extending 10th elite European title. It defeated Schalke 9-2 over two matches in last season’s round of 16.

Barcelona will play Manchester City again after winning 4-1 over two matches in last season’s round of 16. Premier League leader Chelsea will play Paris Saint-Germain while Arsenal faces Monaco.

The two-part round-of-16 games are scheduled from Feb. 17-25 and from March 10-18.

The final is on June 6 in Berlin. The full pairings are

Paris Saint-Germain vs Chelsea
Manchester City vs Barcelona
Bayer Leverkusen vs Atletico Madrid
Juventus vs Borussia Dortmund
Schalke vs Real Madrid
Shakhtar Donetsk vs Bayern Munich
Arsenal vs Monaco
Basel vs Porto
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