Champions League draw: Arsenal face tough test against Bayern

English Premier League (EPL) side Arsenal was on Monday drawn against German side, Bayern Munich in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League.

The draw which took place at Nyon, Switzerland also saw Champions Leicester City drawn against Sevilla, while Manchester City were handed French side, Monaco.

The Gunners have played the German champions four times in the previous five campaigns and finished behind them in the group stage last season.

Arsenal beat Bayern 2-0 at home last season but were beaten 5-1 at the Allianz Arena to send the Germans through to the quarterfinals on goals difference.

Leicester, also known as ‘The Foxes’, in their debut campaign, have a tough test against Europa League champions Sevilla, while Manchester City’s opponents Monaco beat Tottenham twice in Group E.

One of the other standout ties of the round pits Spanish champions Barcelona against French champions Paris St-Germain.

Barca beat PSG in the quarter-finals en route to winning the title during the 2014-15 season.

Champions and La Liga leaders Real Madrid face Italian side Napoli, who are fourth in Serie A.

Here is a full list of the Champions League last 16 draw:

Manchester City v Monaco
Real Madrid v Napoli
Benfica v Borussia Dortmund
Bayern Munich v Arsenal
FC Porto v Juventus
Bayern Leverkusen v Atletico Madrid
Paris St-Germain v Barcelona
Sevilla v Leicester.

The first legs would be played on Feb. 14-15 and 21-22, while the second legs would be played on March 7-8 and 14-15.

Source: NAN