England FA Cup

3 English teams face German opposition in Champions League

NYON, Switzerland (AP) One of the fiercest international rivalries in soccer will play out three times in the last 16 of the Champions League when a trio of English teams take on German opposition.

Five-time European champions Liverpool and Bayern Munich were drawn Monday to face each other, Manchester City was paired with Schalke and Tottenham will play Bundesliga leader Borussia Dortmund.

"It was clear it would be difficult, they are obviously a top side," said Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp, who lost the 2013 final to Bayern when coaching Dortmund. "For me it's nice, going to Germany."

Read More...


@STATS_Football