NUSADAILY.COM – NYON – A total of 16 clubs that qualify for the Champions League are now waiting for the draw. They will find out who the opponents are in a group after the drawing is done in Nyon, Switzerland on Monday (12/12/12/2019) starting at 12.00 local time or 18.00 WIB.
A total of 16 teams participated in the drawing of the last 16 of the Champions League. Noted 8 leading clubs will be paired with 8 non-seeded clubs.
The top clubs that are top of the group stage standings are PSG, Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Juventus, Liverpool, Barcelona, RB Leipzig and Valencia.
The eight non-seeded clubs that are group stage runners-up are Real Madrid, Tottenham Hotspur, Atalanta, Atletico Madrid, Napoli, Borussia Dortmund, Lyon and Chelsea.
In this big 16 draw, the club will not be reunited with clubs from the same group in the previous group phase. The club also has not been able to meet with clubs from one country.
Leading clubs will play a home party in the second leg of the last 16.
The 16 clubs qualify for the eighth final after going through the group phase which is full of records as reported by bolasports.com (blo/wan)
Champions League Group Phase Record 2019-2020:
- A total of 308 goals were created in the group phase. This number is the most in history with a previous record recorded in the 2017-2018 season (306 goals).
- There have been 34 away wins in the group phase this season, equaling the record in the 2019-2020 edition.
- For the third time in a row all the Premier League clubs made it through the group phase to the round of 16.
- Bayern Mjnchen became the best group phase contestant in history by always winning in 6 matches and carving out a +19 goal difference.
- Erling Braut Haaland (RB Salzburg) became the first U-20 player in history to score in five consecutive matches.
- Atalanta created history of being the first club to qualify for the knockout phase after always losing in the first three matches of the group phase.
- When breaking down the Olympiacos goal on Matchday 5, Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) became the fastest player to reach a collection of 20 goals (24 matches).
- Ansu Fati (Barcelona) became the youngest goalscorer in history when breaking into Inter Milan on Matchday 6 when he was 17 years 40 days.