Monday, 14 December 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Arsenal Get Tough Opposition in Champions League Round of 16


Arsenal have been handed their next opponents as they prepare to continue their Champions League campaign. The draw for the round of 16 held in Nyon Switzerland today where various teams who were able to make it out of their respective groups got to know the team they will be playing against in the next stage.

The Gunners were in a very critical position before playing their last game, having previously recorded earlier losses to Olympiakos and Dinamo Zagreb. They needed to win their last group match with a wide scoreline and luckily for them, Olivier Giroud's hattrick did the trick, thereby giving them the ticket to advance.

They will now face Barcelona in a double-legged tie which will decide if they will remain in the competition or not. Very tough opponents Arsene Wenger's men have got here. In their seven meetings, the Spanish side has won four, drawn two and lost only one. Let's see how it will go this time.

First legArsenal v Barcelona
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Kick-off: 19.45 UK time
To be played at Emirates Stadium

Second legBarcelona v Arsenal
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Kick-off: 19:45 UK time
To be played at Camp Nou, Barcelona

Draw in full:Gent v Wolfsburg
Roma v Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea
Arsenal v BarcelonaJuventus v Bayern Munich
PSV Eindhoven v Atletico Madrid
Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg
Dynamo Kiev v Manchester City

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