Monday, February 14, 2022 – 5:37 pm
Abu Dhabi, February 14 / WAM / The European Champions League competitions will resume again tomorrow, Tuesday, and the excitement and suspense for football fans in the world will return through the first-leg matches of the round of 16 of the championship.
The confrontations will be held over a period of two weeks, where the start will be with 4 matches, starting from tomorrow, Tuesday, and the day after tomorrow, Wednesday, while the rest of the matches will be completed next week on Tuesday and Wednesday as well.
In the first match, to be held “Tuesday”, Sporting Lisbon will host Manchester City, and in the second, Real Madrid will host Paris Saint-Germain.
The matches will continue on Wednesday, when Austrian Red Bull Salzburg hosts its German counterpart Bayern Munich, and in the second match, Liverpool will host Inter Milan.
In the first meeting, Manchester City, the leaders of the English Premier League, and returning from a 4-0 victory over Norwich City, are hoping to overcome the obstacle of Sporting Lisbon, the Portuguese league runner-up, and return from a draw against Porto. Last season, he lost to Chelsea in the final.
In the second match of the first day, Real Madrid, the leaders of the Spanish League, will be a guest of Paris Saint-Germain, the leaders of the French league as well. Paris Saint-Germain players such as Sergio Ramos “if he participates” and Angel Di Maria will face their old colleagues in their former team, as well as the star Lionel Messi, who faces His first opponent when he was a player in Barcelona.
While Paris Saint-Germain enters armed with its stars and its recent victory in the 24th round of the French League over its counterpart Rennes, hoping to continue the journey towards the final instead of the semi-final that was bid farewell to the last version after losing back and forth against Manchester City.
On the second day of the first week of the first leg of the round of sixteen, the Red Bull Arena will be the stage for the Austrian league leader Salzburg, with Bayern Munich, the leader of the German League, while it will meet on the same day, Inter Milan, the runners-up to the Italian League, a point behind Milan leaders, with Liverpool, the runners-up of the English Premier League. And that in an Italian-English fiery summit at the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium.
It is worth noting that all matches will be played at 12 midnight UAE time.
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