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UEFA Champions League 2016/2017 Schedule & Fixtures

Barcelona players celebrate with the trophy after the UEFA Champions League Final against Juventus in Berlin on June 6 2015 (credit: Getty Images)
Arsenal and Chelsea must overcome familiar and extremely tough rivals if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the 2015-16 UEFA Champions League.

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For the third time in the last seven seasons the Gunners have been paired in the knockout stage with Barcelona and must travel to Camp Nou to face the reigning European champions in the second leg of their last-16 tie – having lost 6-3 and 4-3 on aggregate on the previous two occasions.

Chelsea, meanwhile, have even more recent history with their opponents in the first knockout round because they have faced Paris Saint-Germain in each of the last two campaigns.

Blaise Matuidi of Paris Saint-Germain (left) contests a header with Nemanja Matic of Chelsea during their 2015 International Champions Cup match in Charlotte, North Carolina (Getty Images)
In 2013-14 it was the Blues who came out on top as a 2-0 second-leg success at Stamford Bridge sent them through on away goals, but it was the reverse scenario last term as a 2-2 draw in west London was enough for the French champions as the tie finished 3-3 on aggregate.

As far as the remaining English contingent is concerned, Manchester City have certainly received the most favourable draw in terms of opposition as they will take on Dynamo Kiev although clearly they have the most difficult trip as regards travel.

In a mouthwatering last-16 draw, another heavyweight contest will see Juventus host Bayern Munich in a repeat of the 2012-13 quarter-final which the German side won 4-0 on aggregate on their way to lifting the trophy at Wembley against their compatriots Borussia Dortmund.

The two Madrid clubs should also feel reasonably happy with the way the draw has treated them because Real take on Roma, while Atletico face PSV Eindhoven whose four points claimed against Manchester United during the group stage put paid to the Red Devils’ hopes of progressing.

Two lower-profile ties will also offer opportunities to a couple of comparative outsiders of joining the big guns at the quarter-final stage.

Belgian champions Gent have made it through to the knockout stage at the first attempt and will take on Wolfsburg, while Benfica and Zenit St Petersburg resume rivalry from last season’s group stage in which the Russian club, managed by Andre Villas-Boas, completed the double over the team from the manager’s home country of Portugal.

Bookmaker 888sport make Barcelona their 28/11 favourites to retain the trophy ahead of 11/4 Bayern Munich, 11/2 Real Madrid and 14/1 Atletico Madrid, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

Last-16 draw:

Gent v Wolfsburg
Roma v Real Madrid
Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea
Arsenal v Barcelona
Juventus v Bayern Munich
PSV Eindhoven v Atletico Madrid
Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg
Dynamo Kiev v Manchester City

2015-16 UEFA Champions League schedule (kick-off times 19:45 GMT unless stated):

FEBRUARY 2016

Round of 16 first-leg matches

Tuesday February 16

Benfica v Zenit St Petersburg
Paris Saint-Germain v Chelsea

Wednesday February 17

Gent v Wolfsburg
Roma v Real Madrid

Tuesday February 23

Arsenal v Barcelona
Juventus v Bayern Munich

Wednesday February 24

Dynamo Kiev v Manchester City
PSV Eindhoven v Atletico Madrid

MARCH 2016

Round of 16 second-leg matches

Tuesday March 8

Real Madrid v Roma
Wolfsburg v Gent

Wednesday March 9

Chelsea v Paris Saint-Germain
Zenit St Petersburg v Benfica

Tuesday March 15

Atletico Madrid v PSV Eindhoven
Manchester City v Dynamo Kiev

Wednesday March 16

Barcelona v Arsenal
Bayern Munich v Juventus

March 18 – Draw for quarter-finals

APRIL 2016

April 5-6 – Quarter-final first leg
April 12-13 – Quarter-final second leg
April 15 – Draw for semi-finals
April 26-27 – Semi-final first leg

MAY 2016

May 3-4 – Semi-final second leg
May 28 – Champions League Final in Milan
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