February 16 – UEFA has drawn the last-16 ties for its Women’s Champions League to be played 3/4 and 10/11 March.
Serial Women’s Champions League winners Olympique Lyonnais have been drawn against Denmark’s Brøndby while English Women’s Super league leaders Chelsea have been pitched against Spain’s Atlético Madrid in the pick of the rounds ties.
Lyon have won a record seven titles and made it five in a row last season. They are the only side to reach the round of 16 in all 12 seasons in the current format (they have got through ten times). They also have history with Brøndby having knocked them out in the 2011/12 quarter-finals while they drew 0-0 at Stade de Gerland in the 2007/08 second qualifying round.
Brøndby are in a record 18th Champions League campaign but the last 16 draw has not been kind to the Danish clubs. Fortuna Hjorring have been draw against Barcelona who have won all ten of their round of 16 matches over the last five seasons.
Quarter-finals will be 23/24 March and 31 March/1 April, with semi-finals on 24/25 April & 1/2 May, The final will be played May 16 in Gamla Ullevi, Gothenburg.
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