It was held Monday in the city of neon Swiss draw for the round of 16 from Champions League, before announcing the decision to return it due to technical errors during the process of withdrawing the teams.
The initial draw resulted in a confrontation between Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, which promised a strong confrontation between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
But in an unprecedented incident, the federation erred in placing the names of the teams in the pot, ignoring the name of Manchester United during the draw of a potential opponent against Atletico Madrid, which forced officials to return the lottery.
The new lottery
Hours after the “wrong” initial draw, the European Football Association (UEFA) conducted a new draw, which was more “ferocious” than the first.
The most important event will be Real Madrid against Paris Saint-Germain, to become the “royal” club most affected by the replay, as its first confrontation was against Benfica.
Liverpool was also affected by the decision of the habit, after the new draw fell against Inter Milan, while Manchester United signed against Atletico Madrid.
Manchester City will face its rival Sporting Lisbon, while Juventus will face a difficult battle against the “stubborn” Spanish Villarreal.
Here are the full Round of 16 matches:
Benfica, Portugal – Ajax Amsterdam, Netherlands
Villarreal, Spain – Juventus, Italy
Atletico Madrid – Manchester United, England
Austrian Salzburg – Bayern Munich
Inter Milan, Italy – Liverpool, England
Sporting Lisbon – Manchester City, England
Real Madrid of Spain – Paris Saint-Germain of France
Chelsea, England – Lille, France