Who Can Napoli, Inter and Milan Draw in the UCL Round of 16?

The Champions League group stages have drawn to a close, and there are exciting matches awaiting in the UCL Round of 16, with three Italian heavyweights qualifying for the knockout phases.

Despite losing their first match of the campaign against Liverpool in their final group stage game, Serie A leaders Napoli had already confirmed their progress before the ball kicked-off at Anfield. The Partenopei are the only seeded team from Italy going into the last 16, finishing top of Group A with 15 points, ahead of the Reds only on goal difference.

Potential opponents: Club Brugge, Borussia Dortmund, Eintracht Frankfurt, RB Leipzig, Paris Saint-Germain

Inter had already confirmed their qualification before kick-off against Bayern Munich, knocking Spanish heavyweights Barcelona out of the tournament and into the UEFA Europa League. Navigating past the group of death i.e. Group C in second position means that the Nerazzurri will face one of the other group leaders.

Potential opponents: Benfica, FC Porto, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Real Madrid, Chelsea

The same goes for the Rossoneri as their arch-rivals, as they will face a top seeded side in the last 16. Milan had to muster a win against RB Salzburg and they did in quite a fashion, dismantling the Austrian Bundesliga champions 4-0 at San Siro, They qualify with 10 points, one place behind Chelsea in Group E.

Potential opponents: Bayern Munich, FC Porto, Benfica, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Real Madrid

The first leg of the Round of 16 will be played in mid-February – 14/15 & 21/22. The return legs will take place in the first-half of March – 7/8 & 14/15.

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