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‘Unlucky’ Mourinho Gets Tough UCL Round Of 16 Date With PSG

True to fears of an unfavourable pairing at the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 expressed by Manchester United’s Coach, Jose Mourinho, the Red Devils have been handed a tough draw against Paris Saint-Germain in the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League.

The draws which were held on Monday at the UEFA headquarters, Nyon in Switzerland saw the Red Devils pitched with the Parisians for the first time in a European competition.

Manchester United finished second in Group H behind Juventus as they got one of the toughest draws in the round of 16.

United coach, Jose Mourinho had in an interview last week said that he is not the luckiest person when it comes to the round of 16 draws and it really turns out to be so as they will host PSG in the first leg.

For the remaining three England clubs, its the English Premiership versus the Bundesliga as were drawn against German clubs.

Liverpool manager, Jurgen Klopp will rekindle the rivalry with Bayern Munich when both teams meet.

Klopp led Borussia Dortmund to win the Bundesliga title twice in the 2010-2011, 2011-2012 season.

It will be another Premier League and Bundesliga affair also when Tottenham faces Borussia Dortmund while Manchester City will play Schalke 04 also.

The first leg of the Champions League will take place 12-13 and 19-20 February while the return legs will be played March 5-6 and 12-13.

Round Of 16 Full Draws

Lyon                     VS              Barcelona

Atletico Madrid     VS              Juventus

AS Roma              VS              Porto

Ajax                     VS              Real Madrid

Schalke 04            VS              Manchester City

Lyon                     VS              Barcelona

Tottenham            VS              Borussia Dortmund

Manchester United          VS             PSG

Liverpool              VS             Bayern Munich

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