Youth League draw: Dortmund to face Barcelona

Published: Friday 10 February 2017, 13.50CET
Borussia Dortmund are the latest obstacle for Barcelona in their bid for a second title, while Atlético Madrid play Sevilla after the draw was made for the knockout phase from the last 16 onwards.

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Borussia Dortmund are the latest obstacle for Barcelona in the Spanish side’s bid for a second UEFA Youth League title after the draw was made for the knockout phase from the round of 16 onwards.

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Barcelona were one of eight teams to qualify directly for this round by winning their group. They were drawn against the victors in this week’s play-off ties. Among the other matches is an all-Spanish encounter between Atlético Madrid and Sevilla.
If Gheorghe Hagi’s Viitorul Constanţa win at Porto, they will travel to Barcelona or Dortmund in the quarter-finals. All ties are one-off games, with the semis and final played as a single event on 21 and 24 April at the Colovray Stadium opposite UEFA’s Swiss headquarters in Nyon.
KNOCKOUT DRAW IN FULLRound of 16 (21/22 February)CSKA Moskva (RUS) v Rosenborg (NOR)Atlético Madrid (ESP) v Sevilla (ESP)Barcelona (ESP) v Borussia Dortmund (GER)Ajax (NED) v Dynamo Kyiv (UKR)Monaco (FRA) v Real Madrid (ESP)Salzburg (AUT) v Paris Saint-Germain (FRA)PSV Eindhoven (NED) v Benfica (POR)Porto (POR) v Viitorul Constanţa (ROU)

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Quarter-finals (7/8 March)1 Monaco/Madrid v Ajax/Dynamo2 CSKA/Rosenborg v PSV/Benfica3 Barcelona/Dortmund v Porto/Viitorul 4 Salzburg/Paris v Atlético/Sevilla
NYON FINALS: COLOVRAY STADIUMSemi-finals (21 April)1 Winner quarter-final 1 v Winner quarter-final 22 Winner quarter-final 3 v Winner quarter-final 4
Final (24 April)Winner semi-final 1 v Winner semi-final 2

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DRAW FACTS• Inaugural 2014 winners Barcelona are the only past champions still involved; Chelsea, victors in 2015 and 2016, did not qualify to compete this season.
• Benfica (2014) and Paris (2016) are previous finalists while Real Madrid (2014 and 2016) are the only other remaining team to have reached the semis in Nyon.
• A rematch of the 2014 final is possible with Barcelona and Benfica on opposite sides of the draw.
• Viitorul – founded by Hagi in 2009 with a special emphasis on youth development – Rosenborg and Salzburg are the first teams from their counties to reach the last 16.

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