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UEFA Champions League Round of 16 fixtures: Complete schedule, dates and times for all 2022/23 knockout matches

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This is where the UEFA Champions League gets good. The knockout rounds of the 2022/23 competition featuring the cream of the crop kick off with the Round of 16 beginning in February.

The Round of 16 draw on Monday, November 7 will pit the group winners against one of the group runners-up. And the way the pots line up, there are several fascinating matchups that could materialise.

All eyes will be on PSG’s Round of 16 fate as they could be drawn against other tournament favorites like Manchester City and Bayern Munich. Last season, PSG’s bid for their first Champions League trophy ended at the Round of 16 stage after a difficult draw, losing out to eventual champions Real Madrid.

Other Round of 16 heavyweight matchups will likely feature Liverpool, Inter Milan and AC Milan, who all finished as group runners-up and will be nightmare matchups for other title hopefuls.  

MORE: Get all the results of the Round of 16 draw

Champions League Round of 16 schedule

Following the Round of 16 draw, UEFA will work on crafting the final schedule before releasing the dates assigned to each matchup.

If the first leg of a matchup was scheduled by UEFA to be played on a Tuesday, the second leg will be scheduled for a Wednesday, and vice-versa. 

All Round of 16 matches will be played at 21:00 CET / 20:00 BST / 15:00 ET. 

Round of 16 — 1st Legs

Date Match Time
(BST / ET)
Tues, Feb. 14 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Tues, Feb. 14 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, Feb. 15 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, Feb. 15 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Tues, Feb. 21 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Tues, Feb. 21 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, Feb. 22 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, Feb. 22 TBD 20:00 / 15:00

Round of 16 — 2nd Legs

Date Match Time
(BST/ET)
Tues, March 7 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Tues, March 7 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, March 8 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, March 8 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Tues, March 14 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Tues, March 14 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, March 15 TBD 20:00 / 15:00
Wed, March 15 TBD 20:00 / 15:00

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Champions League live streams, TV channels

Below are the TV and streaming destinations for UEFA Champions League matches in select regions around the globe:

  TV Channel Streaming
Australia  — Stan Sport
Canada  — DAZN
Hong Kong  beIN Sports beIN Sports Connect
India  Sony TEN Sony LIV, JioTV
Malaysia  beIN Sports beIN Sports Connect
New Zealand  — Spark Sport
Singapore  beIN Sports beIN Sports Connect
UK  BT Sport BT Sport site/app
USA  CBS Sports Network,
CBS, Univision, TUDN
UniMas
fuboTV, Paramount+,
ViX, ViX+

Australia: Fans in Australia can stream all Champions League matches live and on demand on Stan Sport

Canada: Every Champions League match in Canada can be streamed exclusively on DAZN

UK: The UEFA Champions League is carried by BT Sport’s TV and streaming platforms.

USA: Fans in the USA can watch the Champions League in English (CBS and Paramount+) and Spanish (Univision, TUDN, UniMas, ViX and ViX+).

When matches are televised on CBS or Univision channels, those same channels are streamed on fuboTV, which is available on a free trial for new users.

MORE: Final group standings for the 2022/23 Champions League

When is the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal draw?

Once we have the final eight teams left standing after the Round of 16, the Champions League quarterfinal draw will take place on Friday, March 17, 2023.

That day, the draw will also take place for the semifinals and final so that every club will know its path to the title.

It’s worth noting that beginning with the quarterfinal draw, country restrictions disappear and any team can be drawn against any other, including those from the same nation.

Six of the eight quarterfinalists from last season’s edition have a chance to reach the final-eight stage for a second season in a row when they play in the Round of 16: Bayern Munich, Benfica, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Real Madrid

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Karim Benzema Champions League trophy

Champions League schedule for knockout rounds

With a mid-season men’s FIFA World Cup tournament and the resulting scheduling congestion, the rest of the 2023 Champions League knockout schedule will stretch out until June.

The current schedule contemplates one round of knockout matches every month between April and June to take us from the quarterfinals to the final at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • Quarterfinals: April 11/12 (1st Leg), April 18/19 (2nd Leg)
  • Semifinals: May 9/10 (1st Leg), May 16/17 (2nd Leg)
  • Final: Saturday, June 10

No away goals in Champions League

The away goals tiebreaker which had been a feature of the tournament’s knockout rounds since 1965 was abolished for the 2021/22 edition with UEFA citing sporting justice among other reasons.

If teams are level on total goals scored after the conclusion of the second leg, then a 30-minute extra time period will be played with a penalty shootout used to determine a winner if the deadlock persists.

There were only two knockout round matchups that needed extra time in 2021/22 and both featured eventual champion Real Madrid.

The Spanish champions needed extra time to knock off English foes Chelsea (quarterfinals) and Manchester City (semifinals) before taking care of Liverpool in the final in regular time.

Who will win the Champions League in 2023?

Big-spending Manchester City and PSG are among the top three candidates to win the 2023 UEFA Champions League final, according to the betting market.

After a perfect group stage run, German powers Bayern Munich are sandwiched in between as second favourites showing little drop-off after swapping Robert Lewandowski with Sadio Mane during the summer.

It’s no surprise to see the four cash-rich English clubs figure among the top eight, while three of the four German clubs still in the running are among the bottom teams with the longest odds. 

Odds below updated as of the eve of Round of 16 draw:

Club USA
(BetMGM)
Canada
(Sports
Interaction
)
UK
(SkyBet)
Australia
(Ladbrokes)
Man City +200 2.35 7/4 3.00
Bayern Munich +450 5.11 11/2 6.50
PSG +700 6.93 7/1 8.00
Liverpool +800 7.52 8/1 8.00
Real Madrid +900 8.62 10/1 11.00
Chelsea +1400 12.76 14/1 15.00
Napoli +1400 12.82 14/1 15.00
Tottenham +1600 13.45 18/1 21.00
Benfica +2200 23.64 28/1 29.00
Inter Milan +4000 31.42 50/1 41.00
AC Milan +5000 38.30 50/1 51.00
B. Dortmund +5000 38.26 50/1 41.00
RB Leipzig +6600 51.40 80/1 51.00
FC Porto +8000 71.40 80/1 67.00
E. Frankfurt +10000 105.00 100/1 101.00
Club Brugge +20000 177.00 250/1 101.00


Credit: sportingnews.com

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