Posted on December 19, 2008
The draw for the first knock out stage of the Champions League took place on Friday and three of the English clubs found themselves drawn against Italian opposition.
Defending champions Manchester United, drawn last, were put up against Jose Mourniho’s Inter Milan, while Arsenal got AS Roma and Chelsea were drawn against Juventus. Liverpool were set up with a mouth-watering fixture against Spanish giants Real Madrid.
FIXTURES: (First Leg on 24/25 February)
Chelsea v Juventus
Villarreal v Panathinaikos
Sporting Lisbon v Bayern Munich
Atletico Madrid v Porto
Lyon v Barcelona
Real Madrid v Liverpool
Arsenal v Roma
Inter Milan v Manchester United