UEFA Champions League Round of 16 Predictions
The UEFA Champions League group stage is always interesting but the level of play and excitement goes up in the knockout stage. Being second best isn’t good enough, and the road to Istanbul gets clearer with each round. Though the task is simple in theory, achieving it is easier said than done: defeat the club in front of you and keep your dream of European glory alive. These are the eight matchups football fans look forward to this year in order of their first leg. For each leg I will provide a few talking points as well as give my prediction.