UEFA Champions and Europa League 2020 Round of 16: Live Stream and Preview
The knockout rounds of the 2020 UEFA Champions League and Europa League begin this week.
The Champions League round of 16 will start on Tuesday and Wednesday, while the Europa League will initiate the round of 32 on Thursday.
Each knockout-round matchup will be a two-leg tie, with the winners on aggregate advancing in the competitions.
Find a complete preview of the knockout stages for both competitions, schedules and kickoff times, matchup breakdowns, odds and projections, how to watch and stream and group-stage highlights.
Champions League Knockout Round Schedule, Kickoff Times
The Knockout Rounds in both the Champions and Europa Leagues work almost completely the same way, with two main differences: The UCL starts with 16 teams compared to 32 in the UEL. And in the Champions League, the group winners all host the second legs; in the Europa League, with teams entering the competition from the UCL, the team with the higher UEFA club coefficient hosts the second leg.
The Champions League round of 16 will be played over the next month. The matchups will be two legs, with group runners-up hosting Leg 1 and group winners hosting Leg 2. The first legs begin Tuesday and run through next week, and the second legs begin March 10. Here is the complete schedule for the round of 16:
Tuesday, Feb. 18:
Atlético Madrid vs. Liverpool | Borussia Dortmund vs. PSG
Wednesday, Feb. 19:
Tottenham vs. RB Leipzig | Atalanta vs. Valencia
Tuesday, Feb. 25:
Chelsea vs. Bayern Munich | Napoli vs. Barcelona
Wednesday, Feb. 26:
Real Madrid vs. Manchester City | Lyon vs. Juventus
Tuesday, March 10:
Valencia vs. Atalanta | RB Leipzig vs. Tottenham
Wednesday, March 11:
Liverpool vs. Atlético Madrid | PSG vs. Borussia Dortmund
Tuesday, March 17:
Juventus vs. Lyon | Manchester City vs. Real Madrid
Wednesday, March 18:
Bayern Munich vs. Chelsea | Barcelona vs. Napoli
Europa League Knockout Round-of-32 Matchups, Schedule, Kickoff Time, Odds
The UEL’s round of 32 will be played this week and next before starting the last 16.
Eight teams that finished in third place in the Champions League group stage have transitioned into the Europa League knockout stage: Ajax, Benfica, Inter Milan, RB Salzburg, Club Brugge, Olympiacos, Bayer Leverkusen and Shakhtar Donetsk. Ajax reached the UCL semifinals last season, and Inter currently leads Serie A, making these clubs two major contenders for the UEL crown.
kickoff on Feb. 20
Club Brugge vs. Manchester United
Getafe vs. Ajax
Ludogorets vs. Inter Milan
Eintracht Frankfurt vs. FC Salzburg
Cluj vs. Sevilla
Copenhagen vs. Celtic
Shakhtar Donetsk vs. Benfica—the only matchup of teams from this season’s UCL
Sporting CP vs. Basaksehir
kickoff on Feb. 20
Olympiacos vs. Arsenal
Rangers vs. Sporting Braga
Wolves vs. Espanyol
AS Roma vs. Gent
Bayer Leverkusen vs. Porto
Wolfsburg vs. Malmo
APOEL vs. Basel
AZ Alkmaar vs. LASK