NYON: Holders Barcelona will play Arsenal in the second round of the Champions League next spring. By that time Luis Enrique’s team could also be world club champions; they are favourites to win the FIFA Club World Cup this week in Japan.
Barcelona are favourites to become the first club to win the Champions League two years in a row.
Roma versus Real Madrid and Juventus, last year’s beaten finalists, against Bayern Munich are two of the standout matches in the draw.
Chelsea have been drawn against Paris Saint-Germain for the third consecutive season in the tournament, and Manchester City face Dynamo Kiev.
First legs are scheduled to take place on 16-17 and 23-24 February. Return legs are on 8-9 and 15-16 March.
The winners of each group, including Chelsea and Manchester City, are at home in the second legs, while Arsenal will host their first leg.
The draw for the quarter-finals will be held on March 18 with the semi-final line-up drawn on April 15.
Arsenal v Barcelona
Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg
Dynamo Kiev v Manchester City
Juventus v Bayern Munich
** Manchester United face Danish side Midtjylland in the last 32 of the Europa League after dropping out of the Champions League.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp will make a return to Germany as the Reds play Augsburg.
Tottenham Hotspur have been drawn against Serie A title chasers Fiorentina for the second consecutive season at this stage.
Gary Neville’s Valencia have been paired with Rapid Vienna.
The first legs are on Thursday, 18 February, with the return ties a week later. All three English clubs will be at home for the second leg because they were seeded.
Spurs and Liverpool qualified after winning Group J and B respectively, while United finished third in Champions League Group B.
Anderlecht v Olympiakos
Augsburg v Liverpool
Borussia Dortmund v FC Porto
Fenerbahce v Lokomotiv Moscow
Fiorentina v Tottenham Hotspur
Midtjylland v Manchester United
Galatasaray v Lazio
Marseille v Athletic Bilbao
Saint-Etienne v Basel
Sevilla v Molde
Shakhtar Donetsk v Schalke
Sion v Braga
Sparta Prague v Krasnodar
Sporting Lisbon v Bayer Leverkusen
Valencia v Rapid Vienna
Villarreal v Napoli