The fast-forward group stage is followed by the draw for the next round. Four German teams are in the round of 16 and could meet some top players. You can find out who that will be in our live ticker.

FC Bayern, Borussia Dortmund, Rasenballsport Leipzig and Borussia Mönchengladbach. All four German representatives in the Champions League round of 16 watch eagerly as their opponents are drawn at noon German time in Nyon (Switzerland).

12:11 pm – BVB legend Stéphane Chapuisat is today’s ticket fee.

12:07 pm – Gérard Houllier, a French coaching legend, is briefly mourned. Read more here.

12:03 pm – It starts in Nyon. UEFA communications chief Pedro Pinto presents the 16 remaining teams.

12:00 – Incidentally, there can be no German-German duels. Uefa doesn’t want matches from teams from the same countries, at least in the round of 16.

11:59 am – By the way: Of the remaining teams, Leipzig scored the most goals (twelve).

11.30 am – It starts in Nyon in half an hour.

11:25 am – FC Bayern and Borussia Dortmund are group winners. This way you avoid Chelsea, Juve, Liverpool, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. Possible opponents for this: FC Barcelona or Atalanta BC. BVB is also threatened with a duel with Atlético, the second from the Bayern group.

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