UEFA Champions League, round-of-16 first leg: Fixtures, team news, schedule and more

UEFA Champions League, round-of-16 first leg: Fixtures, team news, schedule and more

The first leg of the round-of-16, Champions League 2018-19 will head start on Wednesday(Tuesday late night) in India. The competition will bring on the live action between the top 16 clubs of Europe’s top leagues and they will be matching each other to secure a place in the Quarter-finals.

Last season Spanish giants Real Madrid have won the trophy for the consecutive third time and Cristiano Ronaldo was named as the top scorer in the tournament. Although, Ronaldo has now moved to Serie A giants Juventus, as the club has emerged among the favourites to lift this year’s Champions League.

In one of the biggest Champions League tie of round-of-16 this week, Manchester United host French giants Paris Saint-Germain at Old Trafford, on Tuesday night (IST). The other three fixtures of this week include the match between the Italian Club  Roma hosting FC Porto on the same day as that of Man United and PSG.

The next day will bring on the action between Premier League’s third-placed Tottenham Hotspur hosting the Bundesliga toppers Borussia Dortmund. Other fixture on the same day will feature the defending champions Real Madrid heading to Amsterdam to play against Ajax.

Here is the list of Champions League, Round-of-16 (first leg) matches, starting from February 13 in India:

Wednesday, 13 February:

  • 01:30 AM IST: Roma vs FC Porto
  • 01:30 AM IST: Manchester United vs Paris Saint-Germain

Thursday, 14 February:

  • 01:30 AM IST: Ajax vs Real Madrid
  • 01:30 AM IST: Tottenham Hotspur vs Borussia Dortmund

Wednesday, 20 February:

  • 01:30 AM IST: Lyon vs FC Barcelona
  • 01:30 AM IST: Liverpool FC vs FC Bayern Munich

Thursday, 21 February:

  • 01:30 AM IST: Atletico Madrid vs Juventus
  • 01:30 AM IST: FC Schalke 04 vs Manchester City

UCL has tweeted a photograph, listing the match-ups to be held in this week (the time is not as per IST in the post).

The first leg of Champions League, round-of-16 match-up will be streamed live on Sony Sports Networks in India and the viewers can also watch the streaming live on Sony Liv web with the subscription while you can watch free streaming over the mobile application of Sony Liv and Jio TV.

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