When is the Champions League round of 16 draw? UK start date, time, live broadcast

THE draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League takes place TODAY.

All Premier League teams will be in the draw, although Chelsea will be the only unranked of the four after finishing second in their group.


Chelsea legend Branislav Ivanovic was in a group stage draw in SeptemberCredit: Reuters

What is the date of the draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League and what time does it start?

The draw for the knockout stages of the Champions League will take place on Monday, December 13.

Expect the raffle to start at 11am UK time.

There may well be a preamble and discussions with former Champions League stars who tend to pull the ball out of the pot.

Is the Champions League round of 16 draw being broadcast on TV and can I broadcast it live?

The balls will be shot live on BT Sport, which are the broadcasters of the Champions League in the UK.

Fans can also watch the draw for FREE on Uefa.com and YouTube.

On what dates are the knockout stages of the Champions League played?

The eight first leg games will be played on February 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2022 with two games each night.

The return matches will take place on March 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2022, with two games tied again each night.

Which clubs have qualified?


  • Manchester city
  • Liverpool
  • Ajax
  • real Madrid
  • Bayern Munich
  • Manchester United
  • Lille
  • Juventus


  • Paris Saint Germain
  • Atletico Madrid
  • Jock
  • Inter Milan
  • Benfica
  • Villarreal
  • Chelsea
  • RB Salzburg

Two pots of eight teams will be created from the seeds and finalists.

Teams from the same country cannot compete against each other at this stage.

Chelsea are among the unranked teams for the final 16, which means they could face a tough tie against either of the group winners.

When are the quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final?


First leg matches – April 5 and 6, 2022

Second leg – April 12 and 13, 2022

Semi finals

First leg matches – April 26 and 27, 2022

Second leg – May 3 and 4, 2022

Final – Gazprom Arena, Saint Petersburg

May 28, 2022

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