United drawn to face Real in CL

Comment on this story
United_Cluj3 Getty Images Manchester United will face Real Madrid in the Champions League.

London – Nine-times winners Real Madrid will play Manchester United in the last 16 of the Champions League after the draw was made at Uefa's headquarters in Switzerland on Thursday.

The fixture will see Real forward Cristiano Ronaldo return to his former club.

Favourites Barcelona will face seven-times winners AC Milan and last season's runners-up Bayern Munich take on Arsenal.

Galatasaray meet Schalke 04, Celtic take on Juventus, Porto face Malaga, Valencia clash with Paris St Germain and Shakhtar Dontetsk play Borussia Dortmund.

The first legs will take place between February 12-20 and the return games between March 5-13. – Reuters

sign up

Comment Guidelines

  1. Please read our comment guidelines.
  2. Login and register, if you haven’ t already.
  3. Write your comment in the block below and click (Post As)
  4. Has a comment offended you? Hover your mouse over the comment and wait until a small triangle appears on the right-hand side. Click triangle () and select "Flag as inappropriate". Our moderators will take action if need be.

  5. Verified email addresses: All users on Independent Media news sites are now required to have a verified email address before being allowed to comment on articles. You are only required to verify your email address once to have full access to commenting on articles. For more information please read our comment guidelines