Some of the usual suspects will be present such as Manchester United, Real Madrid, Arsenal, Bayern Munich (last season’s runner-up), Juventus, and AC Milan. Another team of interest will be French club Paris St. Germain, thanks to their influx of talent. Finally, the surprise team of the tournament, Celtic.
Given the various matchups, we may well be in for a treat as fans of European soccer!Here are the matchups for the Round of 16:
- Galatasary (Turkey) vs Schalke 04 (Germany)
- Celtic FC (Scotland) vs Juventus (Italy)
- Arsenal (England) vs Bayern Munich (Germany)
- Shakhtar Donestsk (Ukraine) vs Borussia Dortmund (Germany)
- AC Milan (Italy) vs FC Barcelona (Spain)
- Real Madrid (Spain) vs Manchester United (England)
- Valencia (Spain) vs Paris St. Germain
- FC Porto (Portugal) vs Malaga CF (Spain)
So which teams do I think will advance to the quarter-finals?
Keep reading and ensure you vote for who you think will each matchup in the poll immediately following each matchup.
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