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Champions League: All you need to know about the second round draws

The 2018/2019 Uefa Champions League first round fixtures were completed yesterday and the second round draws will be held on Monday here are things you need to know about it.

Group winners
Barcelona (ESP, Group B)
Bayern München (GER, E)
Borussia Dortmund (GER, A)
Juventus (ITA, H)
Manchester City (ENG, F)
Paris Saint-Germain (FRA, C)
Porto (POR, D)
Real Madrid (ESP, holders, G)

Group runners-up
Ajax (NED, E)
Atlético Madrid (ESP, A)
Liverpool (ENG, C)
Lyon (FRA, F)
Manchester United (ENG, H)
Roma (ITA, G)
Schalke (GER, D)
Tottenham Hotspur (ENG, B)

Per UEFA guidelines, single yellow cards and pending suspensions earned during the group stage will be carried into the next stage of the competition or to the Europa League should the team fail to qualify.

All yellow cards, however, will expire upon completion of the quarter-finals and will not be carried forward to the semi-finals.

Draw procedure

  • Two seeding pots are formed: one consisting of group winners and the other of runners-up.
  • No team can play a club from their group or any side from their own association.
  • Seeded group winners are away in the round of 16 first legs on 12/13 and 19/20 February and at home in the return matches on 5/6 and 12/13 March.

Road to Madrid

12/13/19/20 February: Round of 16, first leg
5/6/12/13 March: Round of 16, second leg
15 March: Quarter-final & semi-final draw
9/10 April: Quarter-finals, first leg
16/17 April: Quarter-finals, second leg
30 April/1 May: Semi-finals, first leg
7/8 May: Semi-finals, second leg
Saturday 1 June: Final – Estadio Metropolitano, Madrid

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