S04 to face Manchester City in Champions League round of 16
There is a reunion with Leroy Sane on the cards as Schalke 04 are drawn against Manchester City in the last 16 of the Champions League. The draw took place earlier today in the Swiss city of Nyon.
The champions of England qualified from Group F, which included Olympique Lyon, Shaktar Donetsk and TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
Due to UEFA regulations, Schalke will play the first leg at home as they finished second in their group. The game will be played on 12th February 2019. The second leg in Manchester will be held on the 12th March 2019.
Previous meeetings with the Citizens
The Royal Blues have only faced the Sky Blues twice in their history. Manchester City ran out 6-2 aggregate winners in the semi final of the 1969/70 UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup.
The next meeting between the two sides was in the 2008/09 UEFA Cup. The Citizens won 2-0 in the VELTINS-Arena however there was no game played in Manchester due to the format of the group stages in the competition.
The draw in full
FC Schalke 04 Vs Manchester City
Atletico Madrid Vs Juventus
Manchester United Vs Paris Saint-Germain
Tottenham Hotspur Vs Borussia Dortmund
Olympique Lyon Vs FC Barcelona
AS Roma Vs FC Porto
Ajax Vs Real Madrid
Liverpool Vs Bayern München