12/17/2018 2:57:45 PM (GMT+3)

Liverpool face Bayern Munich in Champions League last 16

Liverpool face Bayern Munich in Champions League last 16

NYON, Switzerland: Last year's defending champions Liverpool will take on five-time winners Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the Champions League after the draws were held here on Monday.

Both Liverpool and Bayern have a rich tradition in the competition, each winning it five times and Liverpool were beaten finalists last season. 

Jose Mourinho's struggling Manchester United face French giants Paris Saint-Germain.

Holders Real Madrid were paired with Ajax as the Spaniards attempt to lift the trophy for the fifth time in six seasons while Lionel Messi and Barcelona will play Lyon.

“It will be a fantastic battle. Come on FCBayern, we can do it,” tweeted Bayern’s star striker Robert Lewandoswki.

The first leg will be played at Anfield on February 19, 2019. The return fixture will be at the Allianz Arena on March 13. 

 

 

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