The Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League draws were made today,

The Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League draws were made today,

THE DRAW FOR THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE, Europa League, and Europa Conference League's next rounds were made today, and it's fair to say there's been a few interesting matchups across Europe.

MADRID, SPAIN - MAY 04: Karim Benzema of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final  (Photo by Diego Souto/Quality Sport Images/Getty Images)

Champions League Draw

Chelsea, who finished top of Group E will face German side Borussia Dortmund.  

Dortmund finished second in their group behind Chelsea's domestic rivals Manchester City. Chelsea plays the second leg of the tie in London.  

Chelsea have never played Dortmund in the Champions League 

Liverpool, who finished second to Napoli in Group A drew Champions League drew holders Real Madrid. The sides played each other in the final last year. The Spanish side won the final 1-0 in Paris.  

The Merseyside club play the first leg at Anfield first  

Manchester City, who topped Group G drew German side will face RB Leipzig. The Mancunian side will travel to Germany for the first leg in February. 

Pep Guardiola's side played the Germans in the 2021 group stage. They lost 2-1 in Germany but hammered them 6-3 in Manchester that same year. 

Tottenham, who somehow managed to finish on top of Group D, drew Italian giants AC Milan  

The last time Spurs played AC Milan in the Champions League Round of 16 was in 2011. The north London club won 1-0 over two legs to progress. 

The group winners will play away first before hosting the first-leg opponents at home. The first legs of this season’s Champions League last-16 ties will be played over two weeks, on 14, 15, 21 and 22 February. 

The teams will then play their second leg three weeks later, on 7, 8, 14 and 15 March. All matches will kick off at 8pm UK time. Exact dates will be confirmed later today no later than 5pm UK time. 

Draw in full

RB Leipzig vs Manchester City
Bruges vs Benfica
Liverpool vs Real Madrid
AC Milan vs Tottenham
Eintracht Frankfurt vs Napoli
Borussia Dortmund vs Chelsea
Inter Milan vs Porto
Paris Saint-Germain vs Bayern Munich

Europa League play-off round draw

The teams who finished third in their Champions League groups went straight into a play-off round with the teams who finished second in their Europa League groups 

Manchester United, who finished second behind Real Sociedad in Group E were faced with a potential game against Ajax, Juventus, or Barcelona 

United got an exceedingly difficult draw in Barcelona 

Barcelona beat United in two Champion League finals in 2009 and 2010. They also knocked them out of the Champions League in 2020 

Arsenal who finished top of Group A will find out who they face in the R16 later in the year. 

The first legs of these play-off matches are scheduled for February 16 and the second legs are a week later February 23. 

The Europa League round of 16 draw takes place at UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland, on Friday 24 February 

Those first legs are scheduled for 9 March, with the second legs a week later on the 16 March. 

Draw in full

Europa Conference League playy-of draw

And in the Europa Conference League, Europe's new club competition, West Ham, who won all their group games in Group B got a bye into the next round.

The knockout round play-offs will be played on 16 & 23 February 2023

The games in the round of 16 will be played on 9 & 16 March 2023

Draw in full

Qarabag vs Gent
Trabzonspor vs Basel
Lazio vs Cluj
Bodo/Glimt vs Lech Poznan
Braga vs Fiorentina
AEK Larnaca vs Dnipro-1
Sheriff Tiraspol vs Partizan
Ludogorets vs Anderlecht