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Last-16 Draw for Women’s Champions League Announced

Women's Champions League

The draw for the last-16 of the Women’s Champions League was announced earlier today, with Manchester City and Chelsea drawn against Fiorentina and Atletico Madrid respectively.

Last-16 Draw Confirmed for Women’s Champions League

Chelsea and Manchester City Learn Their Champions League Fate

Both Women’s Super League clubs are set to play their home first leg ties in early March, before facing the away tie a week later.

Chelsea progressed to this stage of the competition after an emphatic 8-0 aggregate victory over Benfica in December – winning the first leg 5-0 in Lisbon before securing a 3-0 second leg win at Kingsmeadow.

Manchester City beat Göteborg FC 5-1 on aggregate after winning the first leg 2-1 in Sweden, before recording a convincing 3-0 second-leg victory at the Academy Stadium.

Atletico Madrid will be aiming to knock out English opposition at the last-16 stage in consecutive seasons, after overcoming Man City 3-2 on aggregate last season.

Hedvig Lindahl plies her trade for the Spanish club and is set for a return to west London after spending four years with Chelsea between 2015 and 2019.

England international Toni Duggan will be another familiar foe for Chelsea to contend with over the two legs.

Holders Lyon Face Danish Opposition

Elsewhere, Lyon will continue their quest to win the competition for a stunning sixth straight season when they face Danish club Brondby.

Meanwhile, last season’s beaten finalists Wolfsburg take on Norwegian club LSK Kvinner.

The two-legged ties will be played on March 3-4 and 10-11, and the last-16 draw in full can be viewed below.

Wolfsburg (GER) v LSK Kvinner (NOR)

Barcelona (ESP) v Fortuna Hjorring (DEN)

Rosengard (SWE) v St Polten (AUT)

BIIK-Kazygurt (KAZ) v Bayern Munich (GER)

Manchester City (ENG) v Fiorentina (ITA)

Sparta Prague (CZE) v Paris Saint Germain (FRA)

Lyon (FRA) v Brondby (DEN)

Chelsea (ENG) v Atletico Madrid (ESP)

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