IN THE HAT 22:01, 7 Dec 2021Updated: 22:02, 7 Dec 2021THE Champions League group stages are nearly at their end and Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are already thinking ahead.
The Reds, Blues and United have already qualified for the knockout stages of Europe’s top competition and can start planning for the ties in the new year.
Chelsea legend Branislav Ivanovic was at the group stage draw back in SeptemberCredit: Reuters What date is the Champions League last 16 draw and what time does it start? The Champions League last 16 draw takes place on Monday, December 13.
Expect the draw to kick off at 11am UK time.
There could well be some preamble and chats with former Champions League stars who tend to draw the balls out of the pot.
Is the Champions League last 16 draw on TV and can I live stream it? The balls will be drawn live on BT Sport, who are the Champions League broadcasters in the UK.
Fans can also watch the draw on Uefa.com and YouTube for FREE.
What dates are the Champions League round of 16 ties being played? The eight first legs will be played on February 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2022 with two games on each night.
Second legs will take place on March 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2022, with two ties again being played each night.
Which clubs have qualified so far? Liverpool Ajax Bayern Munich Manchester United Chelsea Juventus PSG Sporting Real Madrid Inter Milan Atletico Madrid Two pots of eight teams will be created from seeded group winners and runners up.
When are the quarter-finals, semi-finals and final? Quarter finals First legs – April 5 and 6, 2022
Second legs – April 12 and 13, 2022
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Semi-finals First legs – April 26 and 27, 2022
Second legs – May 3 and 4, 2022
Final – Gazprom Arena, St Petersburg May 28, 2022