United achieved their Champions League group-stage marketing campaign on Wednesday, by internet hosting Younger Boys of Bern at (*16*) Trafford on matchday six.
The draw for the first knockout stage of this year’s Champions League will occur on Monday 13 December.
United cannot meet Premier League opposition until the quarter-finals, as a result of UEFA laws. That guidelines out Group H runner-up Chelsea, whereas Liverpool and Manchester City won their very personal teams, so could not face a fellow group winner like United.
United just isn’t going to play the side that accomplished second of their very personal Group F – Villarreal or Atalanta, whose matchday-six fixture will possible be played on Thursday afternoon after heavy snow in Bergamo.
That leaves a small choice of doable opponents for United at subsequent Monday’s draw. The last 16 opponents record is as follows:
Atletico Madrid (Spain)
Paris Saint-Germain (France)
RB Salzburg (Austria)
Sporting Club (Portugal)
WHEN WILL THE TIES TAKE PLACE?
The primary legs will occur all through 15/16/22/23 February, with the second legs scheduled for 8/9/15/16 March. All matches will kick off at 20:00 GMT.
As a seeded team, United already is conscious that the second leg of their tie will occur at (16) Trafford, with the first leg played away.
If profitable, Man Utd will progress to the quarter-finals. The draw for that stage – and certainly the semi-finals – will occur on Friday 18 March.
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
There may be one important factor to recollect: the away goals rule just isn’t in play throughout 2021/22.
If mixture scores are degree after 90 minutes of the second leg, the ties will go to extra-time it doesn’t matter what variety of goals have been scored away from the home.
Should scores nonetheless be diploma after extra-time, a penalty shootout will occur to seek out out who progresses.