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Champions League round of 16 draw: How to watch, format and qualified teams

NOTHING beats the anticipation of finding out who your team will be paired against in the Champions League last-16 – until you get a bad draw.

Champions Real Madrid remain on course to retain their trophy having secured qualification with two games to spare.

Antonio Rudiger’s last-gasp brave header secured Real Madrid’s last-16 spot
Club Brugge qualified for the knock-out rounds having held Atletico to a 0-0 draw

And Club Brugge’s early progression to the knock-out rounds has stunned the world when you consider who they have had to deal with in Group B.

But when is the round of 16 draw and who else has qualified?

When is the Champions League round of 16 draw?

The highly-anticipated Champions League round of 16 will be taking place on Monday, November 7.

It is scheduled to get underway 11am UK time – 12pm local time.

The House of European Football in Nyon, Switzerland is the chosen venue for where the draw will take place.

Where can I watch the Champions League round of 16 draw?

Fans can tune into the Champions League draw on UEFA’S official Youtube channel.

Or as an alternative, the draw will be broadcasted on the UEFA’S official website.

How does the Champions League round of 16 draw work?

The draw features 16 teams – the winners and the runners-up from each of the eight Champions League groups.

There will then be a seeding pot formed consisting of the eight group winners while the other seeding pot is set to include the eight runners-up.

No team can play a club from their group or and side from their association.

Group winners will play away in the round of 16 legs first and are at home in the return fixtures.

Who has qualified so far?

Reigning champions Real Madrid have secured themselves a spot and they’ll be joined by the champions of England Manchester City.

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