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Champions League Draw: Tough Ties For England’s Big Four

by | 19th, December 2008

Here’s the draw for the last 16 of this season’s Champions League:

Chelsea v Juventus
Villarreal v Panathinaikos
Sporting Lisbon v Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid v Porto
Lyon v Barcelona
Real Madrid v Liverpool
Arsenal v Roma
Inter Milan v Manchester United

(Ties to be played on 24/25 February, 10/11 March)

First impressions? It’s a tough draw for the Premier League sides, although Arsenal will be relieved to have avoided Barcelona. The rest of England’s big four Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool face formidable opposition.

The headline fixture is Inter vs Man Utd, or Jose Mourinho vs Alex Ferguson. United couldn’t have landed a more difficult opponent Inter have one of the strongest squads in Europe, and Mourinho

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