Real Madrid Faces Schalke in Champions League Round of 16Alex Duff
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